Governor Proposes ‘Literacy Road Map’ Based on ‘Science of Reading’

Will districts follow or ignore it? The instructional guide will stress fundamental skills without leverage to adopt them. Governor Newsom is calling for literacy experts to create a “literacy road map” that would emphasize “explicit instruction in phonics, phonemic awareness, and other decoding skills” in the early grades.

This summary originated from a story produced by John Fensterwald for EdSource.