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Jerry Johns
The NIU College of Education, the Department of Literacy Education and the NIU Foundation are celebrating the naming of The Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic. The naming recognizes not only Johns’ generosity as a philanthropist to the clinic and the literacy program but also his years of ongoing contributions to the field of literacy itself. Established...
A photo of books in the Children's Literature Collection of NIU's Gabel Hall.
The NIU College of Education’s Literacy Clinic recently was authorized to provide tutoring services to DeKalb public school children who need help with reading, under a provision of the “No Child Left Behind Act” of 2001. The law stipulates that public schools which have failed to measure up to performance standards for more than one...
John P. Sabatini
John P. Sabatini, a senior research scientist at the Princeton, N.J.-based Educational Testing Service, will visit the NIU campus Wednesday, Nov. 9, as a guest of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language & Literacy. Sabatini will speak on “The Role of Cognitive Assessments of Reading Comprehension in the New World Order of the...