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For many children, summer break is long enough that they’ll start to forget what they learned during the school year, educators say.
July 16, 2018
Learn more about Arizona State Literacy Director, Terri Clark, in this Frontdoors interview. Continue reading
July 6, 2018
Children have more free time in the summer to have fun. From enjoying summer camps to video games and TV, there are endless possibilities of entertainment. But beware of summer brain drain. Continue reading
June 23, 2018
Seventy. That’s the percentage of fourth graders in Arizona who don’t read proficiently.
If that isn’t alarming enough, a whopping 56 percent of third-graders failed the reading portion of the AzMERIT test in 2017, meaning they scored neither proficient nor highly proficient. Continue reading
April 5, 2018
Talk is cheap – and priceless.
Just ask Denise Murphy, a veteran Taylor Hicks Elementary School teacher in Prescott who is in her third year as director of the Arizona Reads Now early childhood literacy project. Continue reading
March 14, 2018
A new video designed to show parents easy tips for reading with their babies is now available from First Things First. The two-minute video can be viewed at https://youtu.be/28uZFnX6uls. Continue reading
March 1, 2018
Low-income children who receive educational support in school and at home from preschool through third grade may be more likely to get a college degree than their peers who don’t get extra help during their early years, a U.S. study suggests. Continue reading
January 28, 2018
We went looking for big ideas in K-12 schooling: trends, disruptions, practices, or technologies that could help solve some of the field’s biggest challenges. Continue reading
January 10, 2018
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