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Re: [wccusdtalk] Study Questions 'No Child' Act's Reading Plan

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  • Cathy Travlos
    I apologize for my flip remark, which could be seen as an insult aimed at Harlan Kerr. I would, however, like to see an objective presentation with actual data
    Message 1 of 4 , May 5, 2008
      I apologize for my flip remark, which could be seen as an insult aimed
      at Harlan Kerr. I would, however, like to see an objective presentation
      with actual data on the results of this program - given by someone who's
      job isn't tied to the success of the program.
      Cathy

      Cathy Travlos wrote:
      >
      > I think I'll send it to the board members and to Wendell Greer and Nia
      > Radschichi, however you spell her name. We talked about it once at the
      > academic subcommittee, but it was just Harlan Kerr tooting his own horn...
      > Cathy
      >
      > Tammera Campbell wrote:
      > >
      > > Cathy,
      > > Will this be on the next curriculum committee agenda? I think it
      > > should be.
      > > Tammy
      > >
      > >
      > > c_travlos <cbt@... <mailto:cbt%40triplering.net>
      > <mailto:cbt%40triplering.net>> wrote:
      > > Study Questions 'No Child' Act's Reading Plan
      > > Lauded Program Fails To Improve Test Scores
      > > By Maria Glod
      > > Washington Post Staff Writer
      > > Friday, May 2, 2008; Page A01
      > >
      > > "Students enrolled in a $6 billion federal reading program that is at
      > > the heart of the No Child Left Behind law are not reading any better
      > > than those who don't participate, according to a U.S. government report.
      > >
      > > The study released yesterday by the Department of Education's research
      > > arm found that students in schools that use Reading First, which
      > > provides grants to improve elementary school reading, scored about the
      > > same on comprehension tests as their peers who attended schools that
      > > did not receive program money."
      > >
      > > You can read the whole article here:
      > >
      > http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/01/AR2008050101399.html
      > <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/01/AR2008050101399.html>
      >
      > >
      > <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/01/AR2008050101399.html
      > <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/01/AR2008050101399.html>>
      > >
      > > Cathy
      > >
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