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A colleague of mine fearlessly asked,

There must be some "real" facts about how American kids are performing in school. Can you point me in the right direction?

My reply,

Sure. Let's begin by taking a look at the facts as published by the U.S. Department of Education. 

The next question is, "How can we improve?"

Here's how to increase reading, math and study-skills by 2 – 5 years in 20 hours of direct instruction.

I began Brainsarefun to answer the question, "How can we flood more kids with success?" Far too many kids (and adults) are struggling with school (pre-school through college). How come? Because too many kids never experience enough success with reading, math and study-skills. So let's give them a chance. For 15 years I've been asking parents and teachers to show me a better way. So far, no one has. Home and school. All ages. All curriculums. Kids who master these skills succeed. Teach these skills an hour a day and it almost doesn't matter what else you do the rest of the day, kids will succeed with reading, math and study skills. Test scores skyrocket.

Thanks for all you do to flood kids with success,

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Rory Donaldson

I flood kids with reading, math and study-skill success.