Right to Read with Q&A | WKAR

May 20, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Join the conversation at a virtual preview screening of the upcoming WKAR original documentary, Right to Read. The film presents the moving story of Michigan families attempting to secure the right to read for their children.

Following the film screening will be a Q&A session with a panel discussing the film; Michigan's third grade reading law and its impact on children and families; and reading proficiency resources and support available to families.

Presented by

WKAR Public Media

Engaging Families in Early Literacy

Capital Area United Way

Ingham Great Start Collaborative

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5 minutes

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Presented by WKAR Public Media

Michigan State University

60 minutes



  • Robin Pizzo

    Robin Pizzo is the WKAR Director of Education and panel moderator.

  • Lewis Miller

    Lewis Miller is one of the parents featured in the film.

  • Patricia Edwards

    Michigan State university Professor, Department of Teacher Education

  • Michelle Nicholson

    Michelle Nicholson Director; Early Childhood Services Ingham Intermediate School District

  • Dr. Michael Rice

    Michigan State School Superintendent

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