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- xv, 271 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Blaunstein, Phyllis,Lyon, Reid,
- Contents: What happens when children fail to learn to read -- The crisis in our classrooms -- I could not read until I was 30 years old -- A parents' journey -- A parents' pressure cooker -- When a whole state fails to measure up -- The science of reading and its implications for teaching -- Pulling back the curtain -- You can do it!: how to change laws to better educate children -- Team up with teachers -- Johnson Elementary School -- Hartsfield Elementary School -- The last word.Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-261)Summary: Aims to provide an understanding of the research on reading and ways in which parents and educators can make a difference in the learning ability of every student in our nation's schools.