Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Proposal to restructure around literacy

Though adolescent literacy instruction is prime for more research and development, A Time to Act underscores the importance of teaching reading within the nuanced context of each subject area, and beyond the current concentration on decoding skills in grades K-3.
Read the full posting about the new report just released by the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Council on Advancing Adolescent Literacy here

The new report advocates restructuring schools K-12 around literacy.

You can also obtain the full report here.

Recall that the elementary school of Franklin have literacy as their number one goal across the School Improvement Plans just presented to the School Committee

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