Reading made schools priority

<p>A drive to improve reading standards which includes encouraging parents to read to children will be outlined today in the most far-reaching review of primary schooling in 20 years, reports the Independent.</p><p>Sir Jim Rose, the former director of schools for Ofsted &ndash; the education standards watchdog &ndash; who is heading the review, wants to keep the spotlight on improving literacy and numeracy. He will back the reading recovery project, pioneered in New Zealand, where children with dyslexia and reading problems receive one-to-one coaching.</p>