Richard Gentry

Richard Gentry earned his Elementary Education degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. in Reading Education from the University of Virginia in 1977. For 16 years, he taught Reading Education at Western Carolina University, where he directed the Reading Center. He is well known for his research and writing in literacy education and is currently an independent researcher, author, and educational consultant. His published books include Breaking the Code: The Nesw Science of Beginning Reading and Writing and The Science of Spelling.

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