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Kansas Blueprint for Literacy requires ‘science of reading’ in comprehensive education reform

(The Sentinel) – Using the science of reading to teach literacy will soon be required in Kansas schools — and to train new educators in Kansas teacher’s college programs. Senate Bill 438, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support — and which Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is expected to sign — not only enshrines the evidence-based method in […]

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California’s ‘anti-literacy’ teachers’ union opposes science of reading bill, critics say

The largest teachers’ union in California opposes reading reforms because it wants the bar to remain low, some education policy experts say. The California Teachers Association (CTA) is openly opposing AB 2222, a bill which would help schools implement evidence-based reading instruction over the next four years. “People forget that their job as a teachers’ […]

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