Kids Can’t Read’: The Revolt That Is Taking On the Education Establishment” The New York Times

Kids Can’t Read’: The Revolt That Is Taking On the Education Establishment” The New York Times

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In suburban Houston, parents rose up against a top-rated school district, demanding an entirely new reading curriculum.

At an elementary school in Hutchinson, Minn., a veteran teacher is crusading for reform, haunted by the fear that, for 28 years, she failed children because she was not trained in the cognitive science behind reading.

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Sarah Mervosh is a national reporter covering education. She previously covered the coronavirus pandemic and breaking news. More about Sarah Mervosh

A version of this article appears in print on April 16, 2023, Section A, Page 18 of the New York edition with the headline: ‘Kids Can’t Read,’ and the Education Establishment Faces a Revolt. Order Reprints | Today’s Paper | Subscribe

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