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July 22, 2016
March 22, 2016
The final evaluation of Reading Recovery's Investing in Innovation project finds benefits for 1st graders.
March 15, 2016
A two-year Investing in Innovation project study finds National Writing Project teachers improved their instructional practices, with direct benefits for students' writing.
February 09, 2016
The new standards in many states have driven instructional changes, but not all have been associated with better student achievement, finds a new study.
April 20, 2015
A new research initiative aims to find the most critical vocabulary needed for reading, mathematics, science, and social studies.
March 26, 2015
A new analysis peels back common wisdom about why boys may lag girls in reading achievement.
January 05, 2015
Assessment for reading interventions in response-to-intervention models may be too narrow to identify students struggling in different aspects of reading.
June 11, 2014
A new study by the MDRC research group shows that Reading Partners, a one-on-one tutoring program for struggling readers in elementary schools across the country, has a "positive and statistically significant impact" on reading proficiency.
March 07, 2014
Kindergartners whose teachers were trained by the i3-granted-funded Children's Literacy Initiative scored higher on early literacy assessments.
February 13, 2014
A study has found that kindergarten teachers spend most of their time on basic literacy and math but that children learn more when taught more advanced material.