February 27, 2017
Globally, about 250 million children can't read or write after completing four years of school. Evidence shows it made no difference if those schools were public or private institutions; the student outcomes were the same.
January 31, 2017
If you can read this, odds are, you developed the skill somewhere between the ages of 4 and 9. There’s also a good chance you learned to read (recognizing words and identifying sound patterns) before you practiced reading to learn (reading to gain information).