Backed By Reed Hastings & More, Gobstopper Launches Its E-Reading Platform For Schools To Help Rethink Humanities Education

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http://techcrunch.com – As the founder of two KIPP public charter prep schools, an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at NewSchools Ventures and a former English teacher, Jason Singer is familiar with the starring role that technology is increasingly playing in the classroom. However, while the push to improve STEM education is alive and well, there’s a tendency to forget about the other side. When it comes to basic reading and writing skills, American high school and college students aren’t exactly making the grade. A recent study by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, for example, showed that only & (IT news)