Pew Internet Research Center survey released Thursday found that the percentage of Americans aged 16 and older who read an e-book grew from 16 percent in 2011 to 23 percent this year.
Although more than half the states are now exempt from the toughest requirements of the federal “No Child Left Behind” education law, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said his goal remains to help Congress fix the law, not to sidestep the stalled overhaul effort.
Teachers and parents say they don’t know why Texas public schools have the lowest percentage of special education students of any state in the country.
When local author Kevin McGill saw a YouTube video of sushi floating through the sky, he got an idea for his own book that he hoped would make kids want to read.
Two authors have taken a true story about a small West Texas rescue dog and turned it into a children’s book about second chances and surviving through difficult times.
American writer of bestselling novels “The Corrections” and “Freedom” Jonathan Franzen came out swinging against e-books at a speaking engagement in Colombia.
Texas students exceeded their peers in math. Scores have been improving steadily over the past two decades. Reading is a different story.
SAT reading scores for the high school class of 2011 were the lowest on record, and combined reading and math scores fell to their lowest point since 1995.
A book about mystery solving teens is spooking some Keller Middle School parents, and it has nothing to do with meddling kids.
Want to get out of the house, but stay under the cool air conditioning? One underutilized resource in our area is the Dallas Public Library.
Seriously, you read the title . . . What else do you want?!?!?!?
The College Board, which administers the SAT Reasoning Test, reports that math scores were down one point while scores in both reading and writing were down two.