Teaching Opinion Teachers Can Support Struggling Readers in Middle and High School. Here's How
Older students' literacy challenges can be overlooked. But there are instructional practices that will foster reading growth.
Assessment Q&A Q&A: Top NAEP Official Talks About the Future of Nation's Report Card and More
Statistics commissioner Peggy Carr says persistent chronic absenteeism is partly to blame for historically low test scores.
Reading & Literacy Opinion Many Older Students Are Struggling to Read. How Can Teachers Help?
Educators offer targeted instructional steps to support middle and high schoolers in their journey to understand the written word.
Student Achievement The Sibling Effect: How Retaining Struggling Readers Impacts Brothers and Sisters
A 2002 Florida law that requires struggling readers to repeat a grade also affected their siblings, a study finds.
Mathematics 7 States Now Require Math Support for Struggling Students. Here's What's in the New Laws
They focus on providing PD, diagnostic tools, and evidence-based teaching. But it will take time to work out the details.
Special Education One State's Approach for Struggling Math Learners: IEP-Style Plans
Florida wants to develop a form of individualized education programs to target help to students who lag far behind in math.
Mathematics Dyscalculia and Dyslexia: Reading Disabilities Offer Insights for Math Support
Many students with math disabilities also have dyslexia. New research into the overlap reveals clues that could shape better math interventions.
Reading & Literacy Why One State Extended Reading Supports Through Middle School
Virginia will now require schools to offer dedicated support for struggling readers through 8th grade.
Reading & Literacy What Can Schools Do When Older Students Can’t Read?
Some upper elementary students struggle with foundational reading skills. Here's how schools can identify and serve them.
Student Achievement Q&A ED's Research Chief: We Don't Understand Our Most Struggling Learners
A federal education research agency launches new programs to study pandemic learning recovery and a call to fill data gaps
Student Achievement The Pace of Learning Recovery Is Inequitable, New Data Show
Lower-scoring students are making gains at a slower rate than their higher-scoring peers.