The Answer Sheet: Tennessee and RTTT

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Tennessee’s Vocabulary Project--Do you know these words?

It has long been known that children from high-poverty families start school at a disadvantage, in large part because they have less than one-third of the vocabulary than better-off children. To try to address this, the state of Tennessee is implementing what it calls the Academic Vocabulary Project.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)