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ERIC Number: EJ596888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
Stetson Reads: An After School Tutorial Program for At-Risk Students.
Heins, Elizabeth D.; Perry, Adrienne; Piechura-Couture, Kathy; Roberts, Deborah; Collins, Robin; Lynch, Mary
Reading Improvement, v36 n3 p116-21 Fall 1999
Describes a program designed to improve the reading skills of second and third graders using work-study students as tutors. Finds: (1) 81% of the students made progress in reading; (2) at-risk learners need extensive vocabulary instruction and background building; and (3) tutors lacked sufficient educational background and knowledge of the reading process. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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