Academic debates of 2013

Do schools kill kids' love of reading? Will Common Core help, or hurt, our children? Is your child being tracked in math? These are the stories that got parents talking in 2013.

By GreatSchools Staff

Read aloudWhy reading aloud matters — even for older kids

Third grade readingWhat's so important about third grade?

GreatSchool CCSSGreatSchools' POV on the Common Core Standards

ReadicideIs your child at risk for this educational crime?

Tracking mathIs your child being tracked in math?

Reading SuccessYes, there is a "right" way to teach reading

2012 PISA scoresCan your child compete... with the rest of the world?

ReadicideDoes your school compare to the world's best?