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Struggling Readers

Love, Hope, and Evidence in Secondary Reading

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 01.05.2017 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

I am pleased to announce that our article reviewing research on effective secondary reading programs has just been posted on the Best Evidence Encyclo...

Twenty-four Proven Programs for Struggling Readers

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 09.15.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

One of the greatest impediments to evidence-based reform in education is the belief that there are very few programs that have been rigorously evaluat...

Joy is a Basic Skill in Secondary Reading

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 06.23.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

I have a policy of not talking about studies I'm engaged in before they are done and available, but I have an observation to make that just won't wait...

Making Effective Use of Paraprofessionals

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) in England has just released its first six reports of studies evaluating various interventions. In each case,...

Reading by Third Grade: Thinking Beyond Retention

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 03.31.2013 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

These state initiatives raise important questions. Are they good for the students who were retained? And are they good for the overall school system?