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  • Analyses of State Policy in Pre-K and K

    Analyses of State Policy in Pre-K and K, by Nell Duke University of Michigan April 16, 2013 The Education Commission of the States has recently released analyses of state policy in Pre-K and K. Given the importance of these years of emergent literacy development, this analyses may be of strong interest to IRA members, Workman presents findings on six key aspects of state policy around kindergarten: availability, length, opportunities and outcomes. For discussion of pre-K and K and the larger context of literacy policy, please
    April 17, 2013
  • Test Score Study by Center on Education Policy

    Test Score Study by Center on Education Policy, While high school scores on state English language arts and math tests have risen since 2002 in most states, new data show smaller proportions of states making gains in high school compared with fourth and eighth grades. The data, published in the Center on Education Policy’s new report, also show a striking lack of progress and widening gaps at the advanced level in many states. CEP’s report, State Test Score Trends Through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress Lags in High School, Especially
    October 14, 2011
  • Bullying: Policy and Practice Meet in the Literacy Classroom

    Bullying: Policy and Practice Meet in the Literacy Classroom, , admirable, and helpful… from a policy perspective. However, in the reality of my classroom, student role
    October 11, 2011
  • New LRP Policy Brief Examines Limitations of Close Reading Under CCSS

    New LRP Policy Brief Examines Limitations of Close Reading Under CCSS, of Education, to prepare a policy brief that would inform educators, educational leaders, and policy makers about close reading. This brief is now available in free online and PDF versions
    September 16, 2013
  • Minnesota Academy of Reading to Hold its Annual Policy Issues Symposium

    Minnesota Academy of Reading to Hold its Annual Policy Issues Symposium, by Catherine Kelly In January 2013, the Minnesota Academy of Reading will host its third annual “Policy Issues in Literacy: Implications for Educators an Era of Common Core Standards” event. This symposium brings together legislators, Board of Teaching members, higher education faculty, K-12 teachers, and literacy advocates to discuss issues related to teacher preparation and professional development. The focus of this year’s event will be on preparing teachers to meet the needs of Minnesota’s
    November 12, 2012
  • Priorities for Literacy Policy and Practice: Insights from the IRA Literacy Research Panel

    Priorities for Literacy Policy and Practice: Insights from the IRA Literacy Research Panel, and knowledgeable IRA audience, discussed priorities for literacy policy and practice. Panelists were asked, of unintended consequences. Freebody: More R & D by partnerships between teachers policy-makers, by partnerships between teachers, policy-makers and researchers regarding the distinctive literacy, : Wiley-Blackwell. Tim Shanahan also took up the need for all of us, particularly policy-makers, , he critically examined the argument, popular in some policy circles, that some children
    May 28, 2014
  • Changing Literacies for Changing Times: An Historical Perspective on the Future of Reading Research, Public Policy, and Classroom Practices

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    August 12, 2015
  • Given the extent of literacy research, why do we still lack a satisfying 'set policy' or 'shaped classroom practice'?

    Given the extent of literacy research, why do we still lack a satisfying 'set policy' or 'shaped classroom practice'?, different types of research can be useful in guiding us in setting policy and shaping classroom practice, that we have not ‘set policy’ or ‘shaped classroom practice’ to our satisfaction?’ Why is there a sense of disappointment on this count among researchers, policy-makers, and teachers? My Take It, claim we are trying to influence—the settings in which policy is formed, modified, and implemented, , diverse, and unpredictable life, learning, and work trajectories. So reforming both policy
    April 25, 2013
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  • The Importance of Aligning Pre-K Through 3rd Grade

    The Pre-K Coalition has released a report called The Importance of Aligning Pre-K Through 3rd Grade. The policy brief highlights effective P-3 strategies and best practices in states and districts throughout the country, and makes recommendations for how the federal government can help to support these efforts. In particular, it suggests federal policymakers: encourage the development of P-3, Study by Center on Education Policy Research Resources Join the International Reading Association
    December 21, 2011
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