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ERIC Number: ED502966
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 34
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
Set for Success: Improving Reading and Mathematics Achievement in the Early Grades. Challenge to Lead
Collins, Crystal; Thomas, Marilyn; Lord, Joan M.; Street, Sue
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
This report, part of the "Challenge to Lead" education goals series, documents the continued progress of SREB [Southern Regional Education Board] states in preparing early grades students for success in the middle grades--and beyond. It analyzes scores on state assessments and the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) and discusses what states are doing to improve early grades reading instruction, including the federally funded Reading First program. It also presents intervention policies in SREB states and effective ways to meet the needs of students not yet achieving at grade level. Appended are: (1) 2007 State Accountability Systems Used in Conjunction with "No Child Left Behind"; (2) SREB States' Departments of Education Standards-Based Instructional Resources on the Web; and (3) Districts and Schools in SREB States Awarded Reading First Funds, 2003 to 2005. (Contains 9 tables.)
Southern Regional Education Board. 592 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001