ERIC Number: ED445326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb-15
Reference Count: N/A
The Reading Excellence Program.
Rhett, Nancy; Garza, Vanessa
This slide presentation outlines the components of the Reading Excellence Program. It gives the background of the Reading Excellence Act of 1998; and states that 1999 state grantees were in 17 states and would be in 14-16 states in 2000. It provides content and key strategy: six dimensions of reading, use of scientific research base; informs about state and district roles in program implementation; and enumerates some issues for reading instruction for English language learners (i.e. native speakers of other languages). Contact information is also included. (NKA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Literacy, Preschool Education, Program Implementation, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Second Language Learning, Student Needs
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Reading Excellence Act