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 | April 10, 2015 Print article Why reading aloud matters — even for older kids What’s so important about third grade? GreatSchools’ POV on the Common Core Standards Is your child at risk for this educational crime? Is your child being tracked in math? Yes, there is a “right” way to teach reading Can your child compete… with the rest of the world? Does your school compare to the world’s best? Share on PinterestThere are no images.