reading

With libraries closed, companies offer kids free books online

Links to reading resources for parents-turned-teachers

MADISON, Wis.-- More than 861 million children are learning from home now, as schools around the state close to try and slow the spread of Covid-19. One of the easiest lessons you can teach your kids during this time is…

Madison Reading Project helps give kids books... for free!

Having books in the home is the single biggest indicator of academic success

March is National Reading Month across the country, and the Madison Reading Project says having books in the home is the single biggest indicator of academic success.

Kim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe it

It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles and Kim Kardashian West is sitting in a conference room of a law office, blinds drawn, surrounded by law books, an array of highlighters, pens, binders and notebooks filled with her handwritten notes. On the other end of a sprawling conference room table are a pile of letters addressed to her from inmates who are hoping she will take interest in their case in an attempt to have their life sentences commuted. It's in this quiet room, removed from

Startup serves 90% of classrooms

When Matthew Gross saw his second-grade son struggling to read, he knew he wanted to do something to make learning more engaging and fun.

New standardized testing data shows disparities among US students

The National Assessment of Educational Progress, a test given to American students every two years, showed an increasing disparity in math and science scores between the top-performing and the lowest-performing students. Released on Tuesday, the 2017 NAEP averages for fourth-…

Study: Boys benefit from more girls in the classroom

Boys' reading performance may receive a boost when there is a higher percentage of girls in the classroom, according to research on the effects of school resources and social characteristics on reading scores in 33 countries.

Neil Heinen: 3 local writers worth a read

Though for different reasons, all 3 works have profound effects on the reader

I love living in a city that loves books. I'm proud of our national ranking of book stores and book sales per capita.