Education Foundation Aims to Boost Student Reading

An education foundation aims to boost student reading by buying more tablet computers and supporting personalized learning. The nonprofit that raises funds for the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools has announced new goals, including supporting programs that...

Text Messages Help Parents Help Kids Learn to Read

A new initiative by researchers has shown that sending reminders and suggestions via text messages help parents help kids to read.  It is well known that the children of wealthy parents are exposed in the beginning of their lives to many more words than the children...

Teachers Boost Literacy in Young Students

An urban school district is providing special training to help teachers boost literacy in young students.  First graders who arrive at school unable to read, write, or recognize their names or some letters of the alphabet will now receive help to accelerate literacy...