Malala Yousafzai's Mom Is Learning to Read and Write

Since being shot by the Taliban for her dogged insistence on attending school (and talking up its importance), Malala Yousafzai has become one of the world's best-known campaigners for women's literacy. Seems she's got influence at home, too: Her mom has recently learned to read, write and speak some English. » 8/20/14 5:00pm 8/20/14 5:00pm

The FTC Has Filed a Complaint Against the Alleged ‘Your Baby Can Read’ Snake Oil Salesmen

After Your Baby Can Read was shut down earlier this summer, it seemed like things had hit rock-bottom for the dubious infant literacy program. That, however, was before the Federal Trade Commission filed false advertising charges against the marketers of Your Baby Can Read, and the company's empire of reading DVDs… » 8/29/12 9:15pm 8/29/12 9:15pm