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Standerford, N. Suzanne – Reading Research and Instruction, 1993
Describes a restructured Chapter 1 program that provided supplemental support within the students' classrooms to raise expectations for Chapter 1 students' performance. Notes that expectations of teachers and students increased; portfolios of student work showed steady improvement in reading comprehension and writing ability; and standardized test…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
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Bean, Rita M.; Hamilton, Rebecca – Reading Research and Instruction, 1995
Finds that the keys to success were communication and collaboration between specialists and teachers. Notes that the participants expressed an awareness of the changing roles of reading specialists. Finds that major strengths were promoting self-esteem, fostering a love of reading, providing specialized instruction, serving as a student advocate,…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness