Author spotlight: Ruth Green

Ruth Green served on the Board of Education for Santa Barbara Unified School District 2000-2003, as President/member of the California State Board of Education 2004-2008, and member of SBUSD Early Literacy Task Force 2021-2022

Rethinking Reading: Look to Science to Solve the Literacy Crisis
By Ruth Green   |   June 14, 2022

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” – Frederick Douglass The Santa Barbara Unified School District is failing in its most fundamental responsibility – teaching all of its students to read. Currently (and pre-pandemic as well), barely half of the students in SBUSD read proficiently meeting the district’s standard. The percentage is […]