Students not being taught to read?
In a newly released American Public Media report, correspondent Emily Hanford states, "More than 60 percent of American fourth-graders are not proficient readers, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, and it's been that way since testing began in the 1990s...One of the excuses educators have long offered to explain America's poor reading performance is poverty...[However] by some estimates, one-third of America's struggling readers are from college-educated families." We have the research on how to teach reading. Unfortunately, too often this research isn't making its way into classrooms. Listen to learn more!