State Data Show Gains In Reading

Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy
April 2007
Education Week;4/25/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p1
The article discusses the U.S. Federal Reading First program. Schools taking part in the $1-billion-a-year initiative are showing major progress in increasing students' reading fluency and comprehension according to the U.S. Department of Education. Some observers question whether the government findings should be used to generalize about the program's impact on students. Details are given on how the program was assessed. as well as its findings.


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