Can Parents Trust Schools to Teach Reading?

Parents can’t afford to leave the most important part of their children’s education to schools that are failing to teach more than half of their beginning readers to read.

No Such Thing as “Make-up Work”

If I had to choose the most annoying thing about teaching in a U.S. school or university, it would be the practice of requiring teachers to provide “make-up work” for students who miss a scheduled lesson.

So-Called “Leveled Reading” is a Disgrace

The current official educational position about reading is that children need to be carefully kept to books that meet certain “readability” levels.The following comment from the Scholastic (Canada) site reflects the deplorable acceptance of an inexcusable situation: Leveled reading removes the one size fits all approach to reading, giving each child the opportunity to develop […]