Sold a Story
Sold a Story
Apr 6, 2023
[RERELEASE] What the Words Say
Play • 53 min

There are kids like C.J. all over the country. Schools tell their parents they are reading at grade level, but the kids are not. And whether they ever get the help they need can depend a lot on their family income and their race. In this documentary, originally published in August 2020, host Emily Hanford shows that America’s approach to reading instruction is having an especially devastating impact on children of color.

Read more: Children of color are far less likely to get the help they need

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