Reading high-quality fiction may serve a larger purpose than preparing students for college and tests. Several recent studies show that reading great literature makes individuals more empathetic. Here’s a great list of fiction books for kids of all ages, recommended by those who know best — librarians.
Correction (6/23): Updated to note that School of One received a federal, not a state grant. It’s a defining moment for School of One. What started as an experimental after-school program two years ago has grown into a core part of three public schools in New York City, and education industry observers are watching closely [...]