The Hechinger Report has been covering reading for over a decade, as debates about how to teach it have intensified. Here are those stories. 

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There’s an idea about how children learn to read that’s held sway in schools for more than a generation – even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago. In this new American Public Media podcast, host Emily Hanford investigates the influential authors who promote this idea and the company that sells their work.