Effect of Poverty on 3rd Grade Reading and High School Graduation By Donald Hernandez

Double Jeopardy: How Third-Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation Educators and researchers have long recognized the importance of mastering reading by the end of third grade. Students who fail to reach this critical milestone often falter in the later grades and drop out before earning a high school diploma. Now, researchers have Read more »

Consequences of Today’s Adolescent Literacy Achievement Gap

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Challenges – Today young people who leave high school without excellent and flexible reading and writing skills stand at a great disadvantage. In the past, those students who dropped out of high school could count on an array of options for establishing a productive and successful life. But in a society driven by knowledge and Read more »