Posted on · A new phonics-focused curriculum was tested last school year and will be expanded this year.
Posted on · The reigning “Queen of Comfort Reads” discusses her new projects.
Posted on · Discussing the importance of reading with the best-selling author.
Posted on · James Patterson on his impressive career as the world’s best-selling author with over 400 million books sold. Plus, U.S. Secretary Pete Buttigieg discusses plans for improving transportation conditions in Houston.
Posted on · The president of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation explains how the former First Lady's advocacy for literacy made an impact on Greater Houston.
Posted on · The former astronaut talks about how that dropped pass opened a door that led to college, the NFL, and then NASA. He has a new memoir called Chasing Space.
Posted on · Three more schools are expected to join the “My Home Library” program later this year.
Posted on · Rebecca Roberts, executive director of the Houston-based non-profit Elves & More, talks about how bicycles are an incentive for students to improve their literacy.
Posted on · More than 25 years ago, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy was founded to help promote family reading and learning. One of the ways the foundation is hoping to achieve that this year, in conjunction with the McNair Foundation, is by giving away a thousand free books to promote literacy for at-risk children. The […]
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court issued the last of its opinions for this term on Monday. Many of the High Court’s decisions this term carry big implications for the nation — and for the state of Texas in particular. Among the highlights: the court determined bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, that health care subsidies acquired […]
Posted on · How does buying a fashionable new cell phone case help a girl in a developing country learn to read? A Houston company called Mrked makes fashionable cell phone cases and shares its profits with Room to Read, an organization that helps provide education for girls in Asian and African countries. We’ll hear from one of […]
Posted on · A Houston-based nonprofit education program recently published a year-long study looking at an early literacy teacher training program. Neuhaus Education Centerâs project focused on workshops for HISD teachers in order to improve classroom instruction. Marybeth Flachbart, President & CEO of Neuhaus Education Center, tells us more about what the study says regardingÂ the importance of […]
Posted on · The Neuhaus Education Center provided teacher coaching at more than 100 Houston schools in the experiment.
Posted on · It's part of Literacy in 3, the Houston Independent School District's plan to get every student reading on grade level by the end of third grade.
Posted on · Teacher training is a key part of Houston's new literacy plan.