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Podcasts about the Right to Read Inquiry with Ontario Human Rights Commissioner

January 18, 2020


Check out the two podcasts below from the CBC Ontario Today program where host Rita Celli talks with the Chief Commissioner, Renu Mandhane, of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) about the Right to Read Inquiry. Both podcasts (in mp3 format) include comments from call-in participants.



The OHRC wants to hear about your experiences! Please share by filling out the Right to Read Survey for parents and students. (A survey for teachers will be coming later.)




Aired Jan 15, 2020:


A. Ontario’s Human Rights Commissioner: Standing up for kids who can't read. 


Open lines with Renu Mandhane about the Right to Read Public Inquiry and what needs to change about the way reading is taught.


Listen to audio file:

Ontario's Human Rights Commissioner: Standing up for kids who can't read

[mp3 file: runs 00:52:02]




Aired Dec. 30, 2019:  (Repeat airing of Nov. 13, 2019 broadcast)


B. How schools are failing kids with dyslexia 


Hear why Ontario's Human Rights Commission has launched a public inquiry into the human rights of students with reading disabilities. An encore edition that prompted one listener to write: I'm sitting in my car sobbing. Thank you, thank you, thank you.


Listen to audio file:

How schools are failing kids with dyslexia

[mp3 file: runs 00:52:03]



OR visit the Ontario Today website directly.





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