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Santa & Santa; Reading Research Santa & Santa; Reading Research

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Carol Minnick Santa,

John L. Santa,

 

Reading Research

Reading Research Plagued by Poor Designs and Misleading Conclusions

 

Comment on the IES study “Effectiveness…” Highlighting several major problems of studies like this.

 

 

Robert E. Slavin; Response to Greenleaf and Petrosino Robert E. Slavin; Response to Greenleaf and Petrosino

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Robert E. Slavin responding to concerns raised by Cynthia Greenleaf and Anthony Petrosino (2009) in their letter to the editors.

 

 

Slavin, Robert E., Cheung, Alan, Groff, Cynthia, & Lake, Cynthia. (2008, July/Aug/Sept). Effective reading programs for middle and high schools: A best-evidence synthesis. Reading Research Quarterly, 43(3), 290-322.. Reprinted with permission of the International Reading Association.   (This permission also includes the Responses/letters to the editor.) 

 

Carol Santa; Mathematica Response Carol Santa; Mathematica Response

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Comment on the IES study related to CRISS and other programs (first year’s evaluation)

As one of the developers of the programs being evaluated, C. Santa provides us with some critical remarks.

Cynthia Greenleaf, Anthony Petrosino, Response to Slavin, Cheung, Groff, and Lake Cynthia Greenleaf, Anthony Petrosino, Response to Slavin, Cheung, Groff, and Lake

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Perhaps the one kernel of truth that emerges from the review of these 33 studies is that in almost all cases, doing something to build literacy proficiencies for students in middle and high schools turns out to be better than doing nothing. That is a message our secondary schools need to hear.

 

 

Slavin, Robert E., Cheung, Alan, Groff, Cynthia, & Lake, Cynthia. (2008, July/Aug/Sept). Effective reading programs for middle and high schools: A best-evidence synthesis. Reading Research Quarterly, 43(3), 290-322.. Reprinted with permission of the International Reading Association.   (This permission also includes the Responses/letters to the editor.)