A new Memphis nonprofit sees training teachers in dyslexia therapy as key to closing literacy gap for all

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About 1 in 5 students in Tennessee has dyslexia, but many are undiagnosed. A nonprofit in Memphis is working to remedy that, training educators (free of cost!) to both recognize and teach students with learning disabilities. The “multi-sensory” teaching strategies the group advocates for will greatly benefit students with dyslexia, but also better engage all students across the board. This initiative is just one part of reaching Memphis’ district-wide goal of 90% of students reading on grade level by 2025.  Read more.