Reading Recovery Information

READING RECOVERY WORKS

AFTER A FULL SERIES OF LESSONS

National Data:

75% of students who successfully complete Reading Recovery lessons don’t need to be referred to special education for reading at the end of Grade 1.

South Dakota Data:

81% of Reading Recovery students reached average levels of reading and writing at after receiving a complete intervention.

For more information and statistics please see the link to the report from the What Works - Clearinghouse Institute of Education Sciences (which was created by the US Department of Education to be the central and trusted source of scientific evidence on education programs with a mission to review high quality research) that was conducted by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (with member institutions of the University of Pennsylvania; Teachers College Columbia University; Stanford University; University of Michigan; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Northwestern University; and Harvard University)

Reading Recovery Report from The Consortium for Policy Research in Education


To get an understanding of what a Reading Recovery lesson consists of, click on the link below:

Reading Recovery Brochure for Parents