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Dated: August 14, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management.
Institute of Education Sciences
Type of Review: New.
Title: Improving Adolescent Literacy Across the Curriculum in High Schools: An Evaluation of the Strategic Instruction Model's Content Literacy Continuum.
Affected Public: Individuals or household; not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 115.
Abstract: The Department of Education's Institute for Education Sciences has commissioned this evaluation as a response to the current need for experimental research about the impacts of adolescent literacy programs on reading and academic outcomes of struggling readers. This study focuses on literacy across the curriculum intervention that emphasizes literacy instruction throughout a high school student's day. High school students from diverse types of school districts across at least two of the states in the Midwest region will be tested in literacy and other student achievement data will be collected from school records. Classroom instruction will be observed throughout the course of the intervention. District and building administrators will be interviewed about the intervention and the need for large scale district and school reform in literacy instruction.
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