TITLE

Scholastic Launches Read 180 Next Generation

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;3/21/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of Read 180 Next Generation by Scholastic Inc. to update the reading intervention program with new technology, content and teacher support in the U.S. The version includes teacher and student dashboards, alignment to the Common Core State Standards and increased emphasis on writing. It notes that the upgrade comes in the middle of uncertain funding for literacy initiatives since Reading First which is a key program in the No Child Left Behind era removed in 2009.
ACCESSION #
60618525

 

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