The effects of summer reading programs on low-income English language learners' and low-income English L1s' reading achievement in grades 2-4

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Butler, Tammy Lynn
Date Issued: May 2010
Description: An experimental comparison of effect of 3 summer programs on the reading achievement of 94 disadvantaged English language learners (ELLs) and disadvantaged students who speak English as a first language (ELls) in 2nd through 4th grade, 1 group who received a weekly home visit and new books from the school staff, a second group of students who took 10 books home over the summer, and a control group who was given a reading log

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