Family & Community
You’ve likely seen the research and read the reports about academic summer slide and how this contributes to the achievement gap. Coming from a principal who works in a...Read more
Earlier this week, Scholastic Education announced that Michael Haggen would be the organization's new Chief Academic Officer. Michael has more than 20...Read more
The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. It is something we learned long ago and practice so often that it seems almost an innate human function. And...Read more
These are challenging times and I think we can all agree that there should be more hours in the day. Work, commuting, errands, cooking, staying on top of the household...Read more
We've had plenty to talk about in 2015 -- from testing to read alouds to ESSA, our new federal education law.
Here are five big education stories that kept my...Read more
Whatever holiday you celebrate this winter season, you can have fun involving your children in the preparations and build their literacy skills at the same time! Consider...Read more
Educational challenges are abundant wherever resources are scarce. When policy makers and education leaders attempt to address those barriers, they tend to focus on...Read more
Last month, Scholastic hosted a gathering of "family and community engagement" leaders from schools and communities across the country at its annual Scholastic FACE...Read more
I read with interest a recent New York Times article by Rikha Sharma Rani entitled “Stopping Absenteeism at the Age of 5.” In it she highlighted the remarkable work of the...Read more
Rosie Perez made her acting debut in Do the Right Thing in 1989. Since then, she has tried to live up to the title of Spike Lee’s film. She is a fierce...Read more
The Scholastic FACE Symposium, an annual gathering of family and community engagement leaders from across the country, kicks off October 4th in Miami. This year, we're...Read more
A version of this post first appeared on Scholastic's On Our Minds blog.
Scholastic News Kid Reporter Samuel Davis, 12, of Shreveport, La., is too young to...Read more
The author is the First Gentleman of Rhode Island.