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Education Lab Blog

Education Lab is a project to spark meaningful conversations about education solutions in the Pacific Northwest.

August 6, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Round-up: ‘Literacy school’ helps kids at risk of being held back, Portland supt. gets 28% pay raise

‘Literacy school’ aims to help struggling N.C. students catch up (The New York Times): In North Carolina, intensive summer programs are working to help struggling students learn to read before they are held back. North Carolina is one of 14 states that adopted rules in 2012 requiring or strongly recommending schools hold back students who could not read by the end of third grade.

Portland superintendent gets 28-percent pay raise (The Oregonian): The Portland School Board voted 5-2 earlier this week to give Superintendent Carole Smith a 28-percent pay increase. Smith, who has led the district since 2007, will now make $247,000 annually.

Researchers find play helps children’s brain development (NPR): Playtime helps fire neurons in the prefrontal cortex, the same part of the brain responsible for regulating emotions, making plans and solving problems.

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