Article: Let’s Stop Talking About The ’30 Million Word Gap’

[This has been gospel for years in the education community. Let’s make sure the scientific community has the resources to replicate studies. Let’s make sure that evidence is employed by educators to increase opportunities as opposed to limiting students right out of the gate.] Let’s Stop Talking About The ’30 Million Word Gap’ Did you…

Article: Education Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Growing Wider

[Though this is hardly news, the statistics are sobering. I’m not sure how to fix these issues. Clearly, teaching is insufficient — we need a living wage, improved teacher pipelines, incentives for teaching in poor districts, and a clearer national emphasis on reducing this gap. “Poorer, less educated parents simply can’t keep up with the…