Professor: New standards could improve literacy instruction

04/6/2010 | Washington Post, The

University of Virginia education professor emeritus E.D. Hirsch Jr. suggests in this blog post that common core standards offer a much-needed shift in strategies to help improve the way literacy is taught in U.S. schools. Hirsch, who is founder and chairman of the Core Knowledge Foundation, writes that classroom time devoted to literacy should include nonliterary subjects such as history and science, which will help close a "knowledge gap" while it helps students improve their reading skills.

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