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Dyslexia and the Right Support

Dyslexia and the Right Support

Recently, CBS Sunday Morning Show featured a special called, “Cracking the Code of Dyslexia,” describing Dr. Sally Shaywitz and Dr. Bennett Shaywitz’s research that found that 1 in 5 students are dyslexic. Given the right set of tools, dyslexic students can learn to read and thrive in the classroom. But the typical classroom setting often cannot meet the needs of these students. Learn more on today’s blog.

Moving Forward Means Moving Up!

Moving Forward Means Moving Up!

“Is gentrification really helpful or harmful?” For the first time, researchers have studied the long-term effects of gentrification. Last week, we focused on common myths debunked by this research. This week we focus on the powerful opportunities original residents receive when college educated people move in.

Who "Rules" The Schools?

Who "Rules" The Schools?

The Post recently ran a story calling out top NYC Department of Education executives who ditched their residential school zones and sent their children to other district schools. Each of the situations was supposedly “within the rules.” But we’re asking what the rules are, and whether it’s more about who rules than the rules themselves.