Literacy http://www.kunc.org en Small Change In Reading To Preschoolers Can Help Disadvantaged Kids Catch Up http://www.kunc.org/post/small-change-reading-preschoolers-can-help-disadvantaged-kids-catch On a recent Monday morning in Washington, D.C., a group of 3-year-old preschoolers bumbled their way into a circle, more or less, on the rug of their classroom. It was time to read.<p>The children sat cross-legged as their teacher, Mary-Lynn Goldstein, held high a book, <em>Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus</em>. There was a short conversation about pigeons, then, for reasons that weren't entirely clear, cows; and then Goldstein began to read. Tue, 29 May 2012 20:59:00 +0000 Alix Spiegel 28028 at http://www.kunc.org Small Change In Reading To Preschoolers Can Help Disadvantaged Kids Catch Up EdNews: TCAP Reading Results Reveal Trends http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-tcap-reading-results-reveal-trends <p>Nearly three-fourths of Colorado third-graders are reading at grade level, a slight increase that matches the highest proficiency mark achieved in the past ten years, according to results released Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 20:37:49 +0000 Education News Colorado & Nancy Mitchell 27077 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: TCAP Reading Results Reveal Trends Lt. Gov. Garcia Discusses Literacy, Early Education Challenges in Greeley http://www.kunc.org/post/lt-gov-garcia-discusses-literacy-early-education-challenges-greeley <p>Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia spent the day in Greeley gathering feedback for an upcoming plan to improve early childhood literacy. Among the topics of discussion at a University of Northern Colorado event were possible partnerships between local K-12 schools and higher education.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 22:00:03 +0000 Grace Hood 21333 at http://www.kunc.org Lt. Gov. Garcia Discusses Literacy, Early Education Challenges in Greeley Literacy Listening Tour Swings Through Fort Collins http://www.kunc.org/post/literacy-listening-tour-swings-through-fort-collins <p>Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia brought his <a href="http://www.literacymatterscolorado.org/">literacy listening tour</a> to Northern Colorado and Fort Collins yesterday.</p><p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 17271 at http://www.kunc.org Literacy Listening Tour Swings Through Fort Collins