reading

Rewordify helps students read complex passages

Rewordify is a free site that was developed by a special education teacher and former computer programmer to help students read complex passages. Rewordify could help students who are having difficulty reading a book or article that is a step or two above their current reading levels.

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Complaints force NYC school to remove book from summer reading list

Sixth-grade students in a New York City borough were reportedly assigned to read a book that touched on masturbation until angered parents got the title removed from the summer reading list.

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Summer spotlight on reading at central Ohio schools

Schools are rethinking summer school this year in response to the state’s new third-grade reading guarantee.

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Diving into Dual-Language

Setting a Foundation with Reading and Writing

Joseph Lopez has brought the Texas Literacy Initiative to El Paso.

Fiction Novel Opens the Door to Life Skills in La. District

Keeping Cursive in the Classroom

Better Charter Schools in New York City

From a national standpoint, the 20-year-old charter school movement has been a disappointment—but New York City's experience continues to be an exception.

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Mich. Student Test Scores Jump in Reading, Math

Michigan students scored higher in math, reading and writing on the state's annual standardized tests, officials said Monday.

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More State Laws for Elementary Schools to Hold Back Struggling Readers

More states aren't promoting students who are struggling to read at the end of third grade.

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