Chick-lit authors pile on a college student who dissed content at a junior high reading level

I don't know if this story should restore my faith in humanity or nuke it altogether. An article was published in the local newspaper for Aberdeen, South Dakota (population 28,388) about the Common Read program at Northern State University, a small regional school (enrollment 3,622). It was something of a human interest story, praising what … Continue reading Chick-lit authors pile on a college student who dissed content at a junior high reading level

More than half of Michigan third graders flunk literacy test

After investing $100 million in improving literacy outcomes, more than half of third-graders in Michigan failed the state's standardized test in language arts. This is the fourth year in a row that more than half of Michigan students were reading below grade level. In public schools, third grade is generally regarded as a litmus test … Continue reading More than half of Michigan third graders flunk literacy test