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Ericka Mellon
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A personal look at HISD's literacy crisis, from Sunday's Chronicle:
Richardson is a specialized reading teacher, one of the shock troops in Superintendent Terry Grier's evolving plan to attack the Houston Independent School District's persistent literacy problem. Despite the city's booming economy and can-do spirit, four of every 10 students lack basic reading skills, and an estimated six of 10 are off track to succeed in college. The nation's seventh-largest school system has invested tens of millions of dolla...
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I cover K-12 education for the Houston Chronicle.
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