Reading is an essential part of life. That’s why Homewood-Flossmoor High School has begun using Lexile, a new tool measuring the independent reading skills of all students. A Lexile assessment was given to every student in September. It provides teachers information on how students read and comprehend; how they process the information they’ve read and are able to address questions about it; how they apply what they’ve read to a writing assignment or take it into a conversation or discussion. Lexile is the latest in a string of improvements in reading at the . . .
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