Helping At-Risk Students Stick With School

Helping At-Risk Students Stick With School

Article by Emily Deruy via theatlantic.com on February 14, 2017 The percentage of students at Washington, D.C., public schools who graduate from high school in four years is at an all-time high. But at 69 percent, the district’s graduation rate is well below the national average, which is north of 80 percent. So in a move that mirrors a […]

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The Real Story About Summer Reading

The Real Story About Summer Reading

Article by Michael Barrett via oomscholasticblog.com on May 16, 2017 Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading. The Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shows that 62% of kids ages 6–17 agree that, “I really enjoy reading over the summer,” and the top reasons why are: “I just enjoy reading” and “it’s […]

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