Tag Archives: education

Is Grade Retention Effective?

End-of-the-year parent-teacher conferences might reveal that your child is recommended to repeat their grade in the following school year. Grade retention has been a long …

Early Intervention is Necessary to Success

   A study by the University of California, Davis and Yale University suggests that the current emphasis on reading by 3rd grade may be too late. …

Why Public Schools Struggle to Help Kids with Dyslexia

Many parents expect public schools to provide their dyslexic children with timely evaluation and therapy, and these parents often delay getting their kids the help …

September 12, 2012 in Schools and Dyslexia

On Teachers and Teaching

When I attended the North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools Conference this summer, I heard an informative talk by Kate Walsh, president of the …