By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal
May 15, 2021
Learning to read can open a person’s world to success and unlimited possibilities. In contrast, the inability to read can set the same person up for a world of cascading disappointments.
More than 65 years ago, educator and writing consultant Rudolf Flesch agreed to tutor a boy who had been held back in the sixth grade because he couldn’t read. Flesch discovered the boy had never been taught how to sound out letters or put them together to form words. Once the boy had that key, he quickly unlocked the magic to reading and literacy.
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