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Key Developments in Reading Policy in 2022: A Video Recap

By Lauren Santucci & Sarah Schwartz — December 22, 2022 6:19
Key Developments in Reading Policy in 2022: A Video Recap

Sarah Schwartz, Education Week’s curriculum and instruction reporter, recaps developments in reading policy in 2022. Among them, she discusses how legislation in North Carolina—one of several states that now mandate a “science of reading” approach to instruction—played out on the ground. She also discusses recent revisions to a popular reading curriculum, Lucy Calkins’ Units of Study. Sarah concludes by highlighting what’s on the reading agenda for 2023.

Lauren Santucci
Video Producer
As a video producer, Lauren Santucci produces, films, and edits meaningful, human-interest digital video and works closely with Education Week editors and reporters. Prior to joining Education Week in 2022, she produced videos for Al Jazeera, FRONTLINE PBS, and The Texas Tribune. She has a master’s degree in visual journalism from Ohio University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Sarah Schwartz is a reporter for Education Week who covers curriculum and instruction.

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