Emily Hanford -- Our Nation's Reading Crisis

The Strategerist Podcast

Emily Hanford is a senior correspondent and producer for American Public Media and the 2023 George W. Bush Institute Citation recipient for her coverage of our Nation’s reading crisis.

She joined host Andrew Kaufmann and the Bush Institute’s Justine Taylor-Raymond at the Forum on Leadership to discuss her reporting, how she started in journalism, and what she’s uncovered about how kids learn to read.

Hear more from Emily on the science of reading, why kids receiving quality reading instruction is essential, and what she’s reading right now on The Strategerist.

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Andrew Kaufmann
Director, Communications and Marketing
George W. Bush Presidential Center
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Justine Taylor-Raymond
Former Deputy Director, Education
George W. Bush Institute