READY TO READ: New Brookings Report Examines Gender Gap in Literacy, Common Core’s Impact on Students’ Reading Skills ArticleMarch 31, 2015
WHAT KIDS ARE READING 2014: New Report Provides List of Most Popular Books Overall and By Gender for Grades 1 Through 12 ArticleMay 13, 2014
A new report from Renaissance Reading examines grade-by-grade reading habits of the nation’s students. The report, What Kids Are Reading: The Book-Reading Habits of Students in American Schools, includes the top twenty books and the top twenty nonfiction books read overall and by gender for grades one through twelve. It also includes a three-year examination of how exemplars included in the Common Core State Standards have impacted reading trends. The report is based on the reading habits of 9.8 million students from more than 31,000 schools during the 2012–13 school year.