This essential resource showcases renowned educator Phyllis Hunter’s pivotal guidance for administrators, teachers, parents, and concerned citizens about how best to serve the literacy needs of students of color. Hunter addresses twelve pivotal understandings and practices that encourage successful reading—from reading comprehension to Response to Intervention to oral language development and family involvement—that every educator who works with a diverse student population should understand. As Ms. Hunter maintains, “Reading is a civil right.”
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Our kids need you to read this book and discuss its contents with other teachers, educators, parents, and community members who are positioned to help our kids. Agree or disagree, but don’t be complacent. Make a difference for the one kid that is six inches from you. You will find research that convinces you, proven strategies that work, and stories that move you!