DDCA In the News

August 23, 2021 – SF Examiner – “Last Year was Devastating:  San Francisco’s Special Ed Challenge”
(NOTE: DDCA respectfully disagrees with Dr. Hendren’s quote in this article about universal screening being costly and time intensive as this is not supported by research and best practices as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Center on Improving Literacy.)

July 30, 2021 – Berkeleyside – “Berkeley Unified Will Settle Suit Claiming it Failed Students with Reading Disorders”

February 18, 2021 – Radio Project – “Geraldine’s Story: How Public Schools are Failing Black Students with Dyslexia”

August 10, 2020 – KALW – “A Legacy of Mistreatment for San Francisco’s Black Special Ed Students”

June 17, 2020 – KALW – “Public Schools are Failing Black Students with Dyslexia”

June 16, 2020 – KALW – “CA School Districts Lag on Dyslexia, Hurting Low-Income Kids of Color Most”

February 13, 2020 – EdSource – “Newsom Wants More Dyslexia Screenings, Services for California Students”

January 30, 2020 – EdWeek – “Advocates for Science-Based Reading Instruction Worry CA Plan Sends the Wrong Message”

December 3, 2019 – KALW – “Lead Plaintiff in Landmark Lawsuit Gets 2nd Chance at Education”

November 27, 2019 – KQED – “Understanding Dyslexia”

November 5, 2019 – KQED– “The MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia”

October 20, 2019 – CORE – “NAACP Shares Stories of Individuals Who Were Failed by the CA Public School System”

August 22, 2017 – Southern CA Public Radio (featuring Pam Cohen)

August 20, 2017 – EdSource “Release of CA Dyslexia Guidelines”

June 25, 2017 – EdSource

June 20, 2017 – LAUSD 2nd Largest School District in the Country Passes Significant Dyslexia Resolution

April 25th, 2016 – PRWeb “CDE Dyslexia Program Guidelines Workgroup”

February 13, 2016  –  ABC7-SF “Beyond the Headlines” with Cheryl Jennings

November 19, 2015  –  Insight w/ Beth Ruyak on Capitol Radio (featuring Kathy Futterman & Tobie Meyer)

November 19, 2015  –  Capitol Radio (featuring Dr. Shaywitz & Tobie Meyer)

November 12, 2015  –  San Diego Union Tribune

October 25, 2015  –  EdSource

October 8, 2015  –  PRWeb (DDCA official press release of AB 1369 signed into law)

October 8, 2015  –  East County Today

October 8, 2015  –  The Reporter

May 5, 2015  –  CBS13

May 2, 2015  –  The Reporter

April 20, 2015  –  KPBS

March 2, 2015  –  East County Today