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Literacy and the science of reading in the news

For those of you interested in the literacy and the science of reading, this is a big week.

The National Council on Teacher Quality released its 2020 Teacher Prep Review, including a look at 1,000 elementary education preparatory programs across the country.

Here is the report. Here is a video about the methodology.

Here is Rupen’s take on the report.

Here is what The 74 had to say. Here is what Education Week had to say.

The Council of Chief State School Officers hosted nation literacy summit. Here is more information.

In other news, a Women in STEM caucus launched in Congress this week. Here is more information.

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Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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