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ERIC Number: ED506811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
A Profile of the Striving Readers Program: The Memphis School District Project. Case Study
Alliance for Excellent Education
In 2006, Memphis City Schools was awarded $16,074,687 for a five-year period (2006-11) for the Memphis Striving Readers Project, in collaboration with the University of Memphis and Bellarmine University (Kentucky). It employs the Memphis Content Literacy Academy model as a schoolwide strategy and Scholastic's READ 180 for targeted intervention. The project serves more than five thousand students in eight middle schools. (Contains 3 endnotes.)
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; Tennessee