Inside one California school’s approach to reading as a ‘civil right’

Richmond’s Nystrom Elementary School is revamping its literacy program to get every student to grade-level reading ALI TADAYON For Richmond’s Nystrom Elementary School, students’ longstanding struggle with reading is not only an academic issue but one about civil rights. The Bay Area school began the year with a proclamation that acknowledges that systemic racism has led to disproportionate outcomes in reading […]