ERIC Number: ED209281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Reading in Reading: A Program Evaluation.
Mason, Pamela A.
The reading program of the Reading Public Schools encompasses skills which facilitate reading a wide variety of materials, reading as a source of enjoyment, and reading as a lifelong activity. The goals for each student address word recognition skills, comprehension, reading skills needed to function in society, reading skills for individual purposes, and students' attitudes toward reading. An evaluation was conducted by the Director of Reading in conjunction with the reading teachers and the building principals. Approximately ten percent of the students in each grade (2-12) participated in the evaluation. The results for each goal are reported. In addition, Reading students' scores on the Stanford Achievement Test, the Massachusetts Basic Skills Improvement Test, and the Massachusetts Statewide Educational Assessment are compared with state and national norms. The data indicate that Reading's students are developing a high degree of proficiency in the various aspects of reading. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Reading Public Schools, MA.