Science of Reading Champions Shifting the Nation

Mar 6, 2024

1:00pm – 2:00pm CT

With literacy rates at an all-time low and 2/3 of our nation's children unable to read at grade by the critical milestone of 3rd grade, the nation urgently needs change from classrooms to school districts to statehouses. The Science of Reading has been known since the 2000 National Literacy Panel, so why are over 60% of schools still using discredited approaches? Come hear from leading changemakers on how their efforts are beginning to change classrooms, districts and states -- and how you can be part of the solution.

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Jacquelyn Davis

Clever Noodle

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Errick Greene

Jackson Public School District

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Nicole Mancini

Council of the Great City Schools

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Jonathan Moore

Council of Chief State School Superintendents