Merit introduces Confused Words Fix-Up. The program provides web-based lessons to help students master commonly confused and misused words. A motivational format helps learners set achievable learning goals and experience success.
Efforts to boost the academic achievement of children from low-income neighborhoods would be more successful if reading skills were simultaneously taught to parents, observed researchers in large-scale study.
The Pepsi-Cola Company is awarding $5,000 to $250,000 to U.S. projects that make a difference in a community's health, arts, and education programs.