ERIC Number: EJ664328
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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REAlity: How the Reading Excellence Act Took Form in Two Schools.
Mesmer, Heidi Anne E.; Karchmer, Rachel A.
Reading Teacher, v56 n7 p636-45 Apr 2003
Describes how two university instructors implemented the staff development component of a competitive U.S. federal literacy initiative in two elementary schools. Notes that Reading Excellence Act (REA) was enacted to give schools direct financial assistance to improve reading instruction. Suggests the greatest lesson the authors learned was realizing the importance of reflecting upon their work each day and finding new methods to meet teachers' needs. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Reading Excellence Act