Nixon, P. (2019, March 21). Deeper phonics and other reading methods for our neediest learners. Retrieved March 25, 2019.

Some schools in Pennsylvania are focusing on reforming literacy instruction to help boost the number of students reading proficiently by end of third grade, writes Penny Nixon of the Universal Companies charter school network. Nixon shares how the schools overhauled instruction, including putting a greater focus on phonics and getting buy-in from principals.

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