This week, reporter Kevin Richert offers a closer look at his series Reading Revisited, which examines Idaho’s $11.25 million plan for 37,000 kids.
Idaho is poised to change its literacy metric — just as the state’s politicians, parents and educators try to gauge the results from a new reading initiative. Fourth in a six-part series.
With the right instruction, most special education students can increase their literacy. But do Idaho schools have the resources and knowledge to provide those tools? Fifth in a six-part series.
The $11.25 million literacy initiative provides extra money to help at-risk readers across the state. But there are exceptions to that rule. Sixth in a six-part series.
Districts with more at-risk readers receive a bigger share of the state’s $11.25 literacy budget. And these districts tend to face some underlying demographic challenges. Second in a six-part series.