Commentary: Science of reading gives kids the best chance to close the literacy gap
Last month’s national assessment of fourth-grade reading — the first since children’s lives and schooling were disrupted by the pandemic — revealed the largest decline in reading performance in 30 years. Given the troubling reality that only one-third of students were proficient in reading by fourth grade before the pandemic, and even lower percentages for low-income children...
By John B. King & Jacquelyn Davis | December 2, 2022