Public Education
Science of reading produces ā€˜remarkable progressā€™ in early literacy, new Alaska data shows

Evidence-based reading instruction is boosting Alaskaā€™s K-3 test scores, new data reveals. Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced the success of the Alaska Reads Act, citing large increases in reading proficiency. ā€œIā€™m… Read More

June 14, 2024
Public Education
Cursive comeback: Why states are bringing handwriting back to public educationĀ Ā 

When Common Core standards were released in 2010, most states cut back handwriting and cursive instruction to just kindergarten and 1st grade, focusing instead on typing. … Read More

December 21, 2023
Public Education
Study finds scientific, phonics-based reading significantly improves literacy

(The Center Square) ā€“ Scientific, phonics-based reading programs in California serving the stateā€™s 75 worst-performing schools comparatively accelerated reading learning by 25% and boosted math advancement by 12% relative to… Read More

December 12, 2023