Addressing K-12 literacy education, literacy instruction, and literacy curriculum inequities can seem overwhelming or even impossible for teachers and administrators—but there’s hope.

Applying the 4 pillars of opportunity in literacy instruction


Addressing the inequities in K-12 education can seem overwhelming or even impossible for teachers and administrators—but there’s hope


Consider this: 95 percent of students have the capacity to learn to read, according to the National Institutes of Health, yet only about 34 percent of fourth and eighth grade students read proficiently, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Is this disparity an achievement gap or an opportunity gap?





How we answer this question frames our thinking about solutions. If we look at

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