Archive for February 4th, 2005

4th February

First Published in The New York Sun, February 4, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

It is widely acknowledged that America’s schools are troubled and our children not given the education they need and deserve. This is not a problem unique to New York, but rather one that is shared by many American communities, rich and poor.

We debate about the best ways to teach reading, a matter of crucial concern to the children most at risk, a conversation that must continue and expand. But most American students do, eventually, learn to read.
Rarely discussed is what happens next.