College & Workforce Readiness

Making Adolescent Literacy A National Priority

By Catherine Gewertz — September 15, 2009 1 min read

The embargo has lifted on the final report that caps five years of work by the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Council for Advancing Adolescent Literacy. It lays out a national agenda for tackling the adolescent literacy problem, saying that it’s time to “re-engineer” the nation’s education system at the school, district, state, and federal levels to make the issue an “overarching” priority.

Check back on edweek.org later today for my story on it, including what a panel of national experts had to say.

UPDATE: My story is published. Take a look.

A version of this news article first appeared in the High School Connections blog.