Students at Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) ranked far below the state average on standardized tests. To close the gap, MPS implemented a phonics-based, teacher-directed, explicit approach to teaching called Direct Instruction (DI) in 35 elementary schools.
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Texas is spending too much public education money outside the classroom, says Michael Quinn Sullivan, vice president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation and its getting worse.
According to an ACT yearly report, only about half of this year’s high school graduates have the reading skills they need to succeed in college, and even fewer are prepared for college-level science and math courses.