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Too Small To Fail

We need to  nurture language and  literacy success from 3 months (or earlier) rather than grade 3.

Published Online: January 20, 2015

Published in Print: January 21, 2015, as… 292 more words

Early Reading Skills

Graduation rates rise, but are still too low...

First, let me begin by saying I am not here to discuss particular districts or to throw anyone under the bus, my purpose is to present issues and begin a dialogue about the state of urban education and the need for reform.   261 more words

Education

The Rennie Center Looks at the Condition of Education in Massachusetts

“The moment is ripe for more deliberate action in the early childhood sphere in Massachusetts,” according to a new report from the Rennie Center, a nonprofit organization that focuses on education research and policy. 1,126 more words

Pre-kindergarten

Educating the Poor

Many people claim that government must educate, because otherwise the poor would not be able to afford education for their children.

The only problem with this theory is the facts. 444 more words

Education

NYS Regents week - who cares

This is our chalkboard with a quote from one of my students after seeing her school on the Mayor’s list of 94 failing schools.

On Monday, we begin the week of proctoring a series of exams taken by High School students across the State. 1,042 more words

Students from two-parent families achieve a grade level higher than children of single parents

Ludger Woessmann,  a professor of economics at the University of Munich and director of the Ifo Center for the Economics of Education, looked at data from the Programme for International Student Assessment to determine how the United States compares to other countries in achievement of children of single parents. 442 more words

Dialogue Blog Themes

DIALOGUE

ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

     EARLY LITERACY           ↔    SUCCESSFUL READERS

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ADVOCACY AND THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

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CCSS-ELA STANDARDS

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ASSESSMENT & PROGRESS MONITORING

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CHOOSING TEXTS

Early Reading Skills