Tag: reading instruction

Citizens Should be Literate, Not Poorly Educated

In my home town of Detroit, children do not have the right to be taught to read. Judge Stephen Murphy recently ruled in Gary B. v. Snyder that the Constitution does not guarantee kids have the right to become literate when they attend school. While the judge agreed that, “When a child who could be taught to... Read more »

The Art of Learning to Read

When our son was 30 months old, we discovered he could read. We even double-checked what seemed to be impossible to first-time parents by taking a novel book out of the library and asking him to read it. Sure enough, he could do it. How did this happen in an era without computers, iPads, apps,... Read more »