(Idaho Department of Education Press Release, October 6, 2023)

BOISE – Educational stakeholders will be now be able to attend the upcoming “Sold a Story” literacy event virtually thanks to a livestream from Idaho Public Television.

Those interested in joining the livestream can do so here. The event will take place on October 12 from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Attendance, both in-person and virtual, is free of charge.

“Sold a Story” will bring together national and local literacy experts to explore the changing landscape of the science of reading. Program host and award-winning education reporter Emily Hanford will present her latest series, “Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids Reading Went So Wrong,” along with presentations from frontline Idaho educators, Governor Brad Little and Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield.

“This event is poised to bring together some of the top experts in the science of reading,” said Critchfield. “I’d like to thank Idaho Public Television for helping amplify this very important message to educational communities statewide.”

Click here to learn more about “Sold a Story,” read about the lineup of speakers or find details to attend Thursday’s event in person.

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