Celebrate Read Across America

Today is the 17th annual Read Across America event sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA). Reading teachers will be celebrating in their classrooms with creative events that motivate and encourage children to become year-round, life-long¬†readers. Research shows that reading to children significantly increases their ability to achieve¬†academic success. “The single most imporant activity for … Read More

Impact of Sequestration on Education

For those of us who are attempting to understand the impact of sequestration on K-12 funding, the National Education Association (NEA) has identified $3 billion in education funding that is at risk due to sequestration scheduled to go into effect on March 1, 2013. If Congress fails to act, the NEA projects the following impact: … Read More