School boards are now spending more time on these 5 topics

Is your school board focused on the same topics that are of growing concern at their counterparts' meetings in other districts and states?

To get the most out of summer reading, keep it on the calendar all year

Planning for summer reading right off the bat establishes it as something that happens consistently every year, rather than a one-off project for the coming summer.

Analysis: Big strides are being made toward universal pre-K

Ask a lot of superintendents—and we do—and they'll say that quality preschool experiences are key to most students' success in K12. Read on for some good news about early learning.

Don’t forget the reading in the ‘science of reading’

Teaching phonics is an important step toward improving literacy instruction, but students still need time to read authentic texts.

5 ways to give teachers better support in the science of reading

After AI, the science of reading may be the hottest topic in education. And the most important way to strengthen this research-backed practice is to develop teachers' literacy skills, a new report contends.

5 ways leaders can help teachers inspire students to love reading

At the middle school level, it is all about reading to learn, which means having students make sense of what they read and apply that knowledge to new situations. 

Education in 2024: Partners break down 8 big trends

Collaboration will grow between K12 and the business community as academic growth is carefully assessed as AI drives the edtech evolution.

Get ready to carefully assess growth and interventions in 2024

Tutoring, summer school programs and double-dose math will join an emphasis on strengthening student-teacher relationships as academic recovery takes on even more urgency.

Book bans are the new “Scarlet Letter” anti-censorship group warns

Authors are becoming regular targets of copycat bans after just one of their titles is removed from a library's shelves, according to the new "Spineless Shelves" report from PEN America.

Reading as a remedy: One of the best ways to build resilience in students

Reading and access to books help children build resilience and can have a positive impact on overall mental and physical health, the latest research shows.

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