California’s Literacy Crisis


California is facing a literacy crisis. According to recent data, nearly 60% of California’s fourth-grade students are not proficient in reading, and this number is even higher for students from low-income families and students of color. This is a serious problem that must be addressed if we want to ensure that all students have the […]

The Literacy Crisis That’s Been Ignored for 40 years


Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and best practices to teach reading for decades. The problem: most educators dont know the science of reading, or even that there is a science of reading. Meaning, we’ve had the information we needed for over 20 years on how to produce strong readers, yet no […]