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Gamse, Beth C.; Horst, Megan; Boulay, Beth; Unlu, Fatih – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2009
The Reading First Program is a central element of the No Child Left Behind legislation (No Child Left Behind Act, 2001). It builds on findings reported in a national consensus report (NICHD, 2000), about proven strategies to reduce the prevalence of reading difficulty in the early grades in order to help children read at or above grade level by…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Federal Legislation, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement
Zalud, Garreth G.; And Others – 1992
A study established the extent to which certain program materials and teaching methods were being utilized in elementary and middle grades schools in South Dakota. Each district that operated an elementary grades school, a middle grades school, or both was sent a two-part survey to complete. A total of 117 of 248 surveys were returned, for a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Reading Instruction
GROTBERG, EDITH H. – 1967
DESCRIBED ARE THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY SCHOOL PROJECT (1966-67), WHICH WAS CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF INTENSIVE READING INSTRUCTION IN A RURAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THE PROJECT LASTED APPROXIMATELY 7 MONTHS AND INVOLVED NEARLY 1,500 STUDENTS. DESIGNED AS A CORRECTIVE READING PROGRAM FOR ALL CHILDREN IN GRADES ONE THROUGH 10 IN…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Grade Placement, Black Students, Corrective Reading