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ERIC Number: EJ619537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
Can Minimally Trained College Student Volunteers Help Young At-Risk Children Read Better?
Fitzgerald, Jill
Reading Research Quarterly, v36 n1 p28-47 Jan-Mar 2001
Finds that at-risk first and second graders made statistically significant gains in instructional reading level that was attributable to tutoring by minimally trained America Reads Challenge college students. Finds that the greatest impact was in affecting children's ability to read words, and that most of their growth occurred during the second half of the program. Notes patterns of growth differed. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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