Frameworks for Literacy Education Reform

April 5, 2016

As the United States moves into a new era of federal education policy with the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, talk of education reform continues, with much of it uninformed even if well intentioned. The presidential election campaign, already well underway, is certain to keep education issues in the forefront given the stakes for the future of the economy. At the turning center of this unceasing maelstrom lies the ultimate educational challenge: how to effectively impart, nourish, deepen, and strengthen to full potential the literacy skills of the nation’s students.

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