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Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers

GANGJIN COUNTY, South Korea — Every morning on her way to school, Hwang Wol-geum, a first…

LeBron James Opened a School That Was Considered an Experiment. It’s Showing Promise.

AKRON, Ohio — The students paraded through hugs and high-fives from staff, who danced as Sister…

Kick-Start Your Reading Habit With Bite-Sized Books

Everyone wants to read more, and over the last few months I’ve finally figured out how…

The Checkup: Reading to Your Toddler? Print Books Are Better Than Digital Ones

As a supporter of reading with children and a fan of traditional print books, I cannot…

The Checkup: Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

In “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” Betty Smith’s 1943 autobiographical novel about growing up poor in…