We need reading instruction that starts later, lasts longer

There’s no shortage of “solutions” to mend the cracks in our damaged training technique. Pay out disinterested young ones to study. Pay fantastic academics to continue to be. Include a lot more engineering. Incorporateless technology. Alter educator prep applications. Transform district administration.

We’ve tried so difficult but continue to fail as well many of our pupils. As educators, we dig deep and discover optimism. In spite of our fixes’ weak monitor record, we retain faith that the right combination might yet operate.

And it could — but only if it also addresses the silent crisis at the heart of most educational struggles and pupil apathy: studying.