Detroit Today

Literacy: A Vital Skill Slipping Through The Cracks

Monday, October 20, 2014

Photo courtesy of the Detroit News

WDET'S Laura Weber-Davis was joined by Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley, Executive Director of Reading Works Paula Brown and Literacy Specialist and Facilitator at Detroit Central City Jill Carlin to discuss the issues surrounding literacy challenges facing DPS and other high school students. The panel discussion includes information on the alarming illiteracy rates of Detroit Public high school students along with what proactive measures can be taken to combat the issue.