Friday, October 30, 2015

Brian Jacob co-authors opinion piece in Detroit News

Tags: jacob, reading


“Why rush to hold kids back?”, posted in The Detroit News and written by Brian Jacob and Michael Lombardo, CEO of Reading Partners, looks at recent state legislation aimed at improving early elementary reading, incorporating a number of different provisions. While generally lauding the legislation, Jacob and Lombardo take issue with a mandatory retention provision. Read the piece here.

Brian Jacob is Professor, School of Education; Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Professor, Department of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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