ERIC Number: ED463536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
State of Maine Reading Recovery[R] Report and Evaluation, 1995-1996.
Rhodes-Kline, Anne K.
Information gained from program evaluation for Reading Recovery (RR) in Maine is used to continually improve implementation of the program, as well as to generate additional evaluation questions. This report summarizes statewide findings about the program based on data from the 1995-96 school year. The report is organized topically into brief sections, each one reporting on a different aspect of the program. The information presented in the report includes a brief history of the Reading Recovery program in Maine; school-level implementation of the program; demographic information about the children served; the amount of time children spent in the RR program; program outcomes; literacy achievement over the first-grade year; information about classroom teachers' professional development in early literacy; and community attitudes about the program. At the end of the report, the Statewide Program Coordinator and Trainer of Teacher Leaders gives her recommendations, based on the findings presented, for the future success of the program. Sections of the report are: Foreword; Executive Summary; Reading Recovery in Maine, 1995-96; About the Data; Implementation; Children Served; Program Outcomes; Time in the Program; Criterion-Referenced Measures of Achievement; Norm Referenced Measures of Achievement; Classroom Teachers' Professional Development; Attitudes about the Program; Conclusions; and Recommendations. (Contains 11 tables and 13 figures of data.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Grade 1, High Risk Students, Literacy, Outcomes of Education, Primary Education, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Schools, Reading Programs, Remedial Programs, State Programs
University of Maine, College of Education & Human Development, 5766 Shibles Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5766. Tel: 207-581-2438; Fax: 207-581-2423; Web site: http://www.ume.maine.edu/~cel.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta.
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Orono. Center for Early Literacy.
Identifiers - Location: Maine