Saturday, May 30, 2009

U-M study: Reading First federal literacy program is working

Tags: carlisle, community engagement, faculty

The state of Michigan was the first in the nation to sign up for and implement the Reading First program that is part of the No Child Left Behind law signed by President George W. Bush in January 2002. U-M School of Education professor Joanne Carlisle, who has been monitoring and grading the efforts of the programs across the state of Michigan, declares the program a success so far.

"Michigan was the first state to start its plan, meaning we have one more year of outcome-based data than any other state," Carlisle said. Read the entire UM News Service release.

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