The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading

CNN's Kelly Wallace takes part in a game of Hedbanz during reading instruction at P.S. 94 in the Bronx.

Story highlights

  • Eight high-poverty schools in the Bronx are benefiting from coaching on early reading instruction
  • Universities don't teach teachers how to teach reading, one principal says

Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter @kellywallacetv.

(CNN)A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.