18-27 Segment 1: American Illiteracy

America is facing a literacy problem: according to surveys, fewer than 50% of American schoolchildren are highly proficient readers. We talk to several experts who suggest that we may simply be teaching the skill incorrectly.

17-14 Segment 2: The Trouble with Teaching Reading: Why so many children struggle with literacy

America is facing a literacy problem. We talk to several experts who suggest that we may simply be teaching the skill incorrectly.