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Document Number: 2342

Private Options to Help Students Read - Private reading and tutoring programs like Sylvan Learning Centers and Kaplan Educational Services outperform traditional special education programs, according to this new report. The report ties the positive results of private programs to several factors, including higher levels of parent involvement, ongoing individual diagnostic assessment, low teacher-student ratios and innovative reward programs for student performance. (Lisa Snell, Reason Public Policy Institute, December 2000)...

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