A reading interventionist might be a district’s best friend.
Lake Orion Community Schools in Michigan broke new ground two years ago with its Kindergarten Reading Early Intervention Program. The unique initiative pairs full-time reading interventionists with teachers in Lake Orion’s 24 kindergarten classrooms to boost the early literacy of the district’s youngest students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 8:46am
As Head Start centers around the country close because of the federal government shutdown, Hillary Clinton is advancing herself as an advocate for the nation's littlest learners—an important, popular, and risk-free position.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:26pm
For decades, the Anoka Hennepin School District in Minnesota has been a strong proponent of parent involvement in all preK12 programming. The research in this area is consistent, positive, and convincing: families have a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:58pm
We have known for years that too many children lack competencies fundamental to their school success. This unfortunately happens because of things they don’t learn by age 5—most notably in the areas of spoken language and literacy, self-regulation, social-emotional competence and early math.