The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

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Re: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:50 pm

Whether old research or new research, will people committed to Reading Recovery ranging from those promoting it, providing training, investing in it in schools, ever accept there are better alternatives and move on?

New research shows controversial Reading Recovery program eventually had a negative impact on children
Initial gains from first-grade intervention didn’t last and kids performed worse in third and fourth grade.



April 23, 2022 | by Emily Hanford and Christopher Peak

https://www.apmreports.org/story/2022/0 ... n-children
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Re: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Sat May 07, 2022 10:45 am

Thank you to Tina Bojanowski for this informative Twitter thread:


Tina Bojanowski
@TinaForKentucky

A study has found that students who participated in Reading Recovery (RR) scored lower on third grade state reading tests than students of similar ability who don't do RR.


https://twitter.com/TinaForKentucky/sta ... 0796688384
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Re: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:13 am

Here is a thread featuring confirmation of official rejection of Reading Recovery in Victoria, Australia:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1448&p=3080#p3080
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Re: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Wed Dec 14, 2022 1:53 pm

I don't yet know any details about this development, but the following message was tweeted on 14th December 2022. Slowly, slowly, people are getting the message that they've long since been 'sold a story' - the mantra introduced by US journalist Emily Hanford!

https://twitter.com/dublin_parent/statu ... 3278440448

Dublin Dyslexia Parent Network

@dublin_parent

After 10 years of advocating, we have reasons to celebrate today...

"Starting next school year, DCS will be dissolving the relationship with OSU and Reading Recovery."

Dublin City Schools will no longer operate as a Reading Recovery training site or fiscal agent.


You can read about Emily Hanford's work, including her latest podcasts 'Sold a Story' - causing ripples of awareness and encouragement to tackle flawed reading instruction and teacher-training beyond the USA!

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1429

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