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The ABCs of READS - Q&A with Helen Chen Kingston

The ABCs of READS - Q&A with Helen Chen Kingston

July 16, 2015

Written by Kumba Sennaar, originally posted on The Huddle

With summer a few weeks underway, NSLA is checking out programs across the country to find innovative practices and exciting models to share with the field. We sat down with Helen Chen Kingston of the Harvard Graduate School of Education to learn more about what makes READS a standard in the summer learning and grade-level

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Summer By the Book: Closing the Gap by Helping Families Build a Tradition of Summer Reading

June 25, 2015

Written by Bari Walsh, originally posted on Usable Knowledge

Where does the achievement gap start? Here’s one place to look: Summer.

Research shows that low-income children can lose two months or more of reading skills over the summer. Children who do that consistently can wind up two years behind their classmates

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