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- Reading & Literacy Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: The Science of Reading: Supporting Educators with Effective Teaching StrategiesScience can guide reading instruction, but what about teacher support? Join our discussion on navigating the "science of reading" movement & empowering educators.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Hear how 3 large districts prioritized early literacy in their pre-K programs and their results.Reading & Literacy What Will It Take to Align Teacher Prep to the Science of Reading? California Offers CluesThe Golden State is revamping credentials for teaching reading. But some advocates worry it won't go far enough.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn how strong early literacy programs can set EVERY child up for long-term success. Join district leaders sharing key strategies & resources.Reading & Literacy New York Joins the 'Science of Reading' Movement, Offering Guidance—Not MandatesThe nation's fourth most populous state has unveiled a series of briefs that outline a guiding instructional framework for reading.Reading & Literacy Opinion 6 Best Practices to Make Your School Library a Place of JoyThere are many challenges school librarians can’t control—book bans, for instance—but here are some productive areas we can focus on.Reading & Literacy Reading on Screens Worsens Comprehension for Younger Students. What Can Teachers Do?A new metanalysis adds to the growing evidence base showing that reading on screens is worse for comprehension.Reading & Literacy What the Research Says How Short 'Bursts' of Tutoring Can Boost Early Reading SkillsAn ongoing study of early literacy tutors finds learning gains over two years.Reading & Literacy What Makes a Strong Early Reading Law? Not Everyone AgreesOne new analysis, from the National Council on Teacher Quality, favors a more prescriptive approach.Reading & Literacy Q&A How This Teacher Sparks a Love of Reading for PleasureA 2nd grade teacher shares her tips for hooking students on reading for pleasure.Reading & Literacy From Our Research Center Reading Comprehension Challenges and Opportunities, in ChartsLearn where students struggle, what types of materials educators use, and their perceptions of students' stamina and pleasure reading.Reading & Literacy Reading Comprehension Hinges on Building Knowledge. New Curricula Aim to HelpStudents need to know a lot of content to become good readers. Enter new curriculum series, which prioritized shared texts exploring history, science, and literature.Reading & Literacy There's a Design Flaw With Many Reading Tests. Here's One State's FixLouisiana is piloting a test measuring knowledge of the texts and curriculum kids have been exposed to, not random passages.