Research: "Success for All" students outstrip peers in reading

05/12/2005 | Education Week

A rigorous study of 38 schools, primarily in Midwestern and Southern poor communities, found after two years in the Success for All reading program, students were 4.7 months ahead of their peers in word decoding, 1.3 months ahead in passage comprehension and 1.7 months ahead in word identification. The national study randomly assigned students to either a comparison or experimental group, an approach commonly used in medical research but rarely applied to the field of education.

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