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New Reading Standards Aim To Prep Kids For College — But At What Cost?

The question is one stirring debate over how to integrate nonfiction works into English programs to improve reading scores, while not abandoning the novels that have become the gold standard of high school reading lists.

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Los Angeles Parents to File Petition for School Reform

Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."

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Hillsborough County Schools Boost Reading Throughout District

Case study: In the fall of 2010, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Schools introduced online program myON reader to Title I elementary schools and subsequently exponentially increased students' reading scores and their interest in books.

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Redefine reading and community involvement to increase ROI

By using myON Reader’s vast online library and involving the greater community, educators can transform how students think of reading

Reading Software Tailored to Students

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Michigan Schools Sued for Failing to Teach Kids to Read

In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district have failed to adequately educate children, violating their "right to learn to read" under an obscure state law.

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Increasing Literacy in One Florida Community

The Hillsborough County School District—in partnership with the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County—will offer myON Reader to all children in the county.

Empowering Students With Digital Reading

New products are designed to improve aptitude, fulfill Common Core State Standards, provide unlimited access to online libraries and bring 21st-century learning into the classroom.
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Read Across America Event Kicks Off March 2

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.

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In a Diverse District, a College Culture Is Born

Maria Ott led Rowlands Unified School District through a major transformation to improve teaching and learning, supported by the Ball Foundation.

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