Monday, April 02, 2007

Eduflack on RR, RF, and WWC

Eduflack: Can Reading Recover?

Eduflack clarifies the reasons behinds the What Works Clearinghouse and Reading First programs views on Reading Recovery. He also covers the Reading First scandal.

The short story — these are three distinct programs with three distinct impacts on the improvement of our schools. Let's not lump them all together, in an attempt to use X to disprove Y and Z to call Y into question. These all serve a role, and they all can be a part of student success.
Hat Tip to Russo.