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Lessons from dyslexic students reshape literacy education

Clip: 04/30/2019 | 8m 36s

Fewer than 40 percent of fourth and eighth grade students nationwide are proficient readers. Now, led by parents of children with dyslexia, a learning disability that makes reading and spelling difficult, some states are trying to change how reading is taught. Special correspondent Lisa Stark reports from Arkansas, where a group of determined advocates have upended traditional reading instruction.

Aired: 04/30/19

Rating: NR

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