Up Next in Colorado’s Bid to Help Struggling Readers: New Training for Thousands of Teachers

Chalkbeat Colorado | Ann Schimke

“While it may be true that there are some young children who will learn to read without their phonics instruction…those who struggle benefit much more from explicit phonics instruction.”

Colorado is urging educators to use reading curriculum supported by science, and the state has approved eight core programs that meet stricter guidelines. This article from Chalkbeat Colorado looks at two free professional development opportunities being made available to help teachers meet new criteria.

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