National Literacy Summit meeting presentation.

Reading instruction in American schools is so rife with poor curriculum and pedagogical dogma that a prominent academic likened it to "the equivalent of chemistry departments teaching alchemy."

"We’ve had about 130 years of bad practice," David Steiner, director of the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University, told the audience at a national literacy summit in Washington, D.C., last week.

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