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WHAT CAN PARENTS DO WHEN SCHOOLS FAIL TO TEACH CHILDREN TO READ? MEET LITERACY WARRIOR, JOY PALMER

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

Joy Palmer is a self-taught, savvy, observant, informed, and connected parent who crusaded for the Columbus, Ohio, schools to teach her daughter to read.


Why? She knew her daughter was capable of learning to read.


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Joy Palmer's story was featured in the New York Times article, https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/16/us...


Joy Palmer's story was spotlighted in the documentary, Our Dyslexic Children. • Our https://youtu.be/oJ7xa6meD2Q


Joy Palmer talks about Parents for Reading Justice in this podcast. https://parentsforreadingjustice.org/


Joy Palmer Quotes:

  • "I will NOT sit back and watch my child fail." "Short-term fixes do not help."

  • "A zip code determines what children receive in schools."

  • "We have a lot of people in high places who make decisions for us but are not personally affected by our issues."

  • "Parents put everything in writing when communicating with the school. Make sure you date the message and create a timeline."

  • "Parents- join literacy Facebook groups to educate yourselves about your child's rights.

  • Networking is HUGE. Join dyslexia support groups in your state or community." "Money determines what happens in education."

  • "Definitely do not feel like you are by yourself."

  • Check out Parents For Reading Justice!


Joy Palmer needs a NATIONAL platform. She has much to teach our government leaders, parents, taxpayers, and educators, about LITERACY EQUALITY.


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