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Here at WY Lit, we know literacy skills are not something children are born with. We also know that a challenge is always less overwhelming with support, so we've put together some of our favorite resources to help and to educate. Need help connecting with a specific resource? Contact us! Literacy is our business.

Hard Words: Why Aren't American Kids Being Taught To Read?

By Emily Hanford, APM Reports

Beyond the Reading Wars: How the Science of Reading Can Improve Literacy

By Anne Castles, Association for Psychological Science

The Gap Between The Science On Kids And Reading, And How It Is Taught

By Claudio Sanchez, National Public Radio

Why Millions Of Kids Can't Read And What Better Teaching Can Do About It

By Emily Hanford, for National Public Radio

Whole-Language High Jinks

By Louisa Moats

What is Structured Literacy?

By Carolyn D. Cowen, International Dyslexia Association

Why Are We Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way?

By Emily Hanford, for The New York Times

It’s Important That Kids Read Proficiently By Third Grade. Only Half Of Pittsburgh Students Do

By Sarah Schneider, NPR: WESA in Pittsburgh

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

By Emily Hanford, for The Hechinger Report

How Science is Rewiring the Dyslexic Brain

By Gabrielle Emanuel, for National Public Radio

Unseen and unheard: Student early diagnosis is critical for success

By Jeannie Aschkenasy, for The Hill

Teachers Won’t Embrace Research Until It Embraces Them

By Margaret Goldberg, The Right to Read Project

There is a Right Way to Teach Reading, and Mississippi Knows It

By Emily Hanford, for The New York Times

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