Indiana Principal, Lee Stienbarger

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Reading Recovery is a short-term early intervention for first-grade students having difficulty with reading and writing. Results are consistent across 30 years and include more than 2.2 million Reading Recovery students. More than 100 research studies have documented Reading Recovery’s benefits for students and schools.

WHAT WORKS CLEARINGHOUSE

The Reading Recovery intervention research was reviewed in the What Works Clearinghouse beginning reading category. Reading Recovery received strong ratings across all four domains – alphabetics, fluency, comprehension, and general reading achievement. In the beginning reading category, Reading Recovery’s rank for general reading achievement is the highest to date for any program reviewed.

RATING EFFECTIVENESS VS. UNASSISTED STUDENTS

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Improvement index scale: -50 to +50