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Phonics education technique shown to have positive impact on literacy

Children taught to read using phonics techniques have achieved "very high" results, according to new research, which cited the example of a seven-year-old boy able to read and spell to the level of a 13-year-old.<p>The results of the study, by the educational psychologist Marlynne Grant, are a …

Children's education is an attractive option for profit-with-purpose investors

The cognitive development of children from low-income families lags their peer group from an early age. A report, Low income and early cognitive development in the UK, conducted for the Sutton Trust, indicates that by the age of four, children from low-income families lag behind middle-income …

College-Educated Americans Are Doing Better Only Because Everyone Else Is Doing Worse

College is expensive, but the income gap between college graduates and those without a degree has widened sharply in the last few years.<p>This chart from a presentation by Bill Emmons at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and alerted to us by guest author Invictus over at Barry Ritholtz's The Big …

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Parents: Inspiring Readers Through the Summer Slump

Here are six tips to help you push through the summer reading slump.<p>1. Low Pressure, High Quality<p>Provide casual opportunities for your children to …

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