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Keeping Watch on Reading First

Author(s): Caitlin Scott
Published: September 30, 2006

The report highlights findings from CEP’s surveys of state and school district officials and school district case studies regarding the federal Reading First program. CEP found that state and district officials believe that Reading First is having a significant and positive impact on student achievement, and has led to many changes in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Also significant majorities of state and districts officials surveyed by CEP credit Reading First for student achievement gains.

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Ensuring Academic Rigor or Inducing Rigor Mortis?

Author(s): Caitlin Scott, Tom Fagan
Published: June 23, 2005

Issues to Watch in Reading First - A report showing the impact of the Reading First Act on reading instruction in selected states and school districts.

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