ERIC Number: EJ635814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Birth of a Standard: Idaho Spells Out Statewide Expectations for Reading Instruction.
Northwest Education, v7 n1 p12-21 Fall 2001
Bucking a longstanding tradition of local control, the Idaho Legislature launched mandatory statewide standards in reading in 1999. The Idaho Reading Indicator now monitors the progress of early readers three times a year. Innovative local strategies to help struggling readers are described, and the importance of a systemic approach to reform and staff teamwork are discussed. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Early Reading, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcome Based Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Resistance to Change, State School District Relationship, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Idaho