- Trained Tutors Found To Help in Reading
One-on-one tutoring programs that tap community volunteers and college students to help improve children’s reading skills can be highly effective if the tutors have received intensive training, a meta-analysis of more than two dozen studies has found.
- Penmanship Problems Hurt Quality
Of Student Writing, Study Suggests
A recent study suggests that a little handwriting instruction can go a long way in staving off writing problems.
- In Short
A new journal aims to bridge the gap between research and policy in education.
A version of this article appeared in the February 28, 2001 edition of Education Week as Research Page