January 17th, 2017
While the path to effective family engagement will look a bit different for every school, below are five action steps that schools can employ to engage families and support... Read more
January 9th, 2017
Effective family & community engagement can be grouped into 4 key areas: welcoming, communication, information, and participation.
December 29th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education, predicts the top education stories in 2017.
December 29th, 2016
Here are our picks for the five most salient education stories of the past year.
December 20th, 2016
What is it that the children carry with them that is not visible, but all the same, impacts who they are and how they learn?
December 14th, 2016
What do you want to read more about on EDU? I invite you to take an edu@scholastic reader survey, and enter to win a giveaway!
December 5th, 2016
The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative started with a simple dream: to support the whole child, every child.
November 22nd, 2016
Through our partnership with public libraries, we’ve been able to develop library programs that did not exist before, and which bring stability to the lives of children and... Read more
November 21st, 2016
I see it as my responsibility to ensure that every single student, no matter what country they come from or what language they speak, has access to a quality education.
November 16th, 2016
Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education, joins edu@scholastic to discuss research findings around barriers to equity in education from the Teacher & Principal... Read more
November 15th, 2016
The Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education, a national survey of teachers and principals will be released on November 16.
November 3rd, 2016
Successful conferences offer a platform for shared dialogue and meaningful exchange.
October 21st, 2016
Impactful school leaders rely on more than intuition and gut feelings when articulating a comprehensive family engagement strategy.
October 20th, 2016
Today, on Scholastic's birthday, we thank you.
October 7th, 2016
Young readers still have the opportunity to make their voices heard. By participating in the Scholastic Student Vote, they can get a taste of what it means to live in a... Read more
September 22nd, 2016
Leslie Cornfeld was Chair and founding Director of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism & School Engagement.
September 20th, 2016
Dr. Tiffany Anderson on strategies for creating literacy-rich experiences for all students, especially those in high-poverty communities.
September 13th, 2016
Hedy Chang is one of the nation’s leading champions for increasing attendance as a lever for closing the achievement gap. We spoke to Chang to get her perspective on how... Read more
September 7th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Scholastic Education's Chief Academic Officer, will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD.
September 2nd, 2016
Low-income children are now entering school with stronger reading and math skills.
August 29th, 2016
In high-income communities, books are common. However, in high-poverty communities, there was about one book for every 300 children. Hence, the term “book desert”—a vast area... Read more
August 23rd, 2016
I'm recommending five commitments we can all make, as teachers, families and administrators.
August 16th, 2016
There have been some terrific articles on books, reading and literacy recently. Among the topics covered are the benefits of reading aloud, how to motivate kids to read,... Read more
August 1st, 2016
Like any other muscle, your brain needs regular exercise—especially in the summer when school is out—to grow and develop.
July 25th, 2016
We know that we must support the whole child as we set goals for our students’ academic success.