Sunday, February 17, 2008

Literacy study

Increased daily language instruction may still fall short
Providing ninth-graders with an extra 45 minutes a day of literacy instruction may help boost their reading skills -- but not by enough to help them reach grade level by the end of a school year, the findings of a new federal study suggest.
Institute of Education Sciences.(2008). Enhanced Reading Opportunities Study. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education.

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