In Vero Beach, Florida, what started as one mom’s mission to help her dyslexic son learn to read has grown into a movement.
When Alejandro Gac-Artigas tried to launch a summer program for struggling readers, he ran into problems. John Merrow talks to him about his novel idea and the difficult launch.
Alejandro Gac-Artigas, founder of Springboard Collaborative, a non-profit organization that manages summer learning programs for struggling readers and their families, speaks about the personal journey that inspired him to launch Springboard.
Today, charter schools are most often seen as competitors, battling traditional schools for students and scarce education dollars. What would happen if the hostilities suddenly ceased and the two began to work together as originally envisioned?