ERIC Number: ED436750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Followup Study for Reading Recovery in Plainfield, Illinois.
Schlesinger, Joelle L.
Network News, p6-9 Spr 1998
A study examined whether Reading Recovery students in a consortium of six school districts in Plainfield, Illinois were able to read increasingly more difficult text, and whether discontinued reading Recovery children maintain the ability to read average level classroom materials through the fifth grade. Results indicated that children do maintain the gains achieved and are able to benefit from regular classroom instruction in subsequent years in school. Future studies will streamline data collection procedures, use comparison groups in each classroom and across grade levels, and use a control set of materials. Contains 7 figures of data. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Reading Recovery Council of North America, Columbus, OH.