Sold a Story

A podcast by: American Public Media
Millions of kids can't read well. Scientists have known for decades how children learn to read but many schools are ignoring the research
Millions of kids can't read well. Scientists have known for decades how children learn to read but many schools are ignoring the research. They buy teacher training and books that are rooted in a disproven idea. Emily Hanford investigates four authors and a publishing company that have made millions selling this idea.