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Document Number: 7782

Improving Early Reading Skills for Children in Poverty - Almost 70% of low-income 4th grade students cannot read at a basic level, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The authors of this report find that classroom and school characteristics had a larger effect on studentís long-term reading abilities than the method of instruction or the childís background. (FPG Child Development Institute, June 2007)...

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