How to Woo Capitol Hill? Johns Hopkins Is Putting On a Research Extravaganza
Marcy Davis had her elevator pitch down. Huge deficits in reading ability had made it harder for Baltimore’s high-school students to succeed, she said, practicing into a computer screen on Monday morning. But a semester-long reading lab for ninth graders had helped them build vocabulary and read more fluently. That work, funded by the Department of Education, was making a difference.