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Reading Recovery Program (Ohio State University); Reading -- Remedial teaching; Reading teachers -- Attitudes;


The purpose of this study was to examine the research on Reading Recovery, a program that provides early intervention for first graders having difficulty in learning to read. Reading Recovery has shown a much higher rate of success for improving literacy then other remedial programs such as Chapter 1 or learning disabilities programs. A further purpose of this study was to determine the amount of knowledge of Iowa Chapter 1 coordinators in Reading Recovery. It also examined the degree of interest of Iowa Chapter 1 coordinators in Reading Recovery. In a randomized survey sent to Chapter 1 coordinators in the State of Iowa (n=53}, it appeared there was a lack of knowledge about the Reading Recovery program. There were 22 respondents that were familiar with Reading Recovery and 31 that were unfamiliar with the program. The majority of the coordinators who were familiar with Reading Recovery were enthusiastic about it and were interested in implementing it if it were not cost prohibitive.

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Master of Arts in Education


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Jeanne L. Steele


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