Falling Off Track

  ACT just released a new study indicating just how far off-track students are when it comes to college preparedness. The results? Researchers examined multiple cohorts of eighth-grade students whose…
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Time to Transform the Way We Are Educating Our Kids

Want the scoop on education in America?  Here it is: Our children are not reading at grade level.   In a recent report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, one…
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McDonnell Unveils New Initiative: All Students

  As Virginians gear up for another General Assembly session, here at E3: Elevate Early Education, we celebrate and applaud Governor McDonnell for making education one of his two major…
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Reading Failure: It Costs Us All

  It’s no secret that reading is the foundation for academic success.  From kindergarten to third grade, a child is learning to read.  By third grade, a child is reading…
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Early Reading–More Than Just Words On The Page

  We’re all aware that reading is linked to overall academic success.  But did you know that it is MUCH more than simply reading words aloud?  It’s analyzing, evaluating, and…
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Dropout? Incarceration? or Early Education…Which one is more cost effective?

  Over the weekend, Nicolas Kristof wrote an extremely persuasive Op-Ed in Sunday’s New York Times on the value of investing in early education. “A growing body of careful research…
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Too Small To Fail: Putting Kids On The Agenda

This morning on Morning Joe, Mark McKinnon, co-founder of No Labels, was featured talking about the importance of putting kids on the agenda. According to McKinnon, where does the real…
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NBA & Education

  Think the NBA and education have nothing in common?  Think again. LeBron James, arguably the greatest basketball player in the NBA today, was recently named Sports Illustrated’s 2012 Sportsmen of the…
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