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A causal-comparative study of third grade reading achievement and the use of commercial reading programs to promote literacy A comparative analysis between accelerated reader scores and student performance on the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test+ in Central Alabama A comparative study of the effectiveness of two instructional methods that affect Hispanic students A comparison of reading comprehension performance and student success of special education fourth grade students with moderate disabilities who received direct instruction and those who did not receive direct instruction A comparison of two bilingual programs on student reading achievement in a public elementary school in Texas A correlation study between below-grade-level reading and graduation rates in a southeast Georgia school system A correlational study of the relationships between music aptitude and phonemic awareness of kindergarten children A descriptive study comparing reading achievement scores of formative assessments used in preparation for summative assessments A mixed methods nested analysis of homeschooling styles, instructional practices, and reading methodologies A mixed methods study of the affective perceptions held by non -proficient middle school readers toward the process of learning to read A musical approach to reading fluency: An experimental study in first-grade classrooms A qualitative study of parents' experiences using home interventions after training in reading strategies A quantitative study comparing the academic achievement of seventh grade reading students exposed to two types of reading strategies A quantitative study of alphabet letter name knowledge among students with significant cognitive disabilities A study of Black adolescent males' literacy experiences in Middle College High School A study of a district-wide vocabulary program implemented to improve reading comprehension on the North Carolina End-of-Grade Assessment A study of the qualifications, roles, responsibilities, and characteristics of reading specialists in independent, private schools A study of the relationship between early childhood program attributes and early childhood reading achievement Academic achievement: Does sustained silent reading contribute to success on standardized tests? Accelerated Reader in a primary school: An evaluation of time spent on classroom implementation and student achievement Alternative seating for young children: Effects on critical early literacy skills An active reading intervention for the Electronic Career Development Course (eCDC) program An evaluation of the use of read -alouds in elementary classrooms and the effect on student achievement An examination of the parental involvement factor on reading achievement scores in an inner -city school An exploration of the impact of reading instructional group size with and without in -class support An investigation of reading strategies taught by university faculty, demonstrated by cooperating teachers, and perceived by teacher candidates An investigation of the effectiveness of pullout and augmented models of Georgia's Early Intervention Program for first- through fifth-grade students Apraxia of speech (AOS) and specific reading disability in elementary grade students Assessing dynamic indicators of basic early literacy skills as a predictor of reading success for beginning readers Beginning teachers' reading practices: A descriptive analysis of content reading strategies that Hispanic border teachers are using in diverse elementary classrooms Closing gaps of disadvantaged readers using Drop Everything and Read Code -based reading intervention strategy versus comprehension -based reading intervention use to increase students' reading comprehension as measured by STAR Reading Test for middle school students Comparative-descriptive study of academic vocabulary specific instruction on 3rd grade English language learner reading scores Comparison of growth in beginning literacy and early reading skills for kindergarteners who received direct instruction to those who received other means of instruction Curbing the Matthew effect: A group -based intervention for improving rapid automatic naming skills Designing and implementing data-driven reading instruction to improve reading in first graders: An action research study Effect of Student Achievement Reading Model on adult literacy students' progression: An action research study Effect of a reading program, consisting of Corrective Reading and the support of an external consultative agency, on achievement scores of students served through an Early Intervention Program Effect of an after -school remediation program on the academic achievement of students with disabilities Effect of the Corrective Reading program for special needs students with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Effective co-teaching in secondary classrooms: Strategies that best support special education students with deficits in reading comprehension Effects of four electronic text presentation formats on reading efficiency and comprehension Effects of graphing, goal setting, and conferencing on reading and math achievement Effects of the Third Grade Model on retained third grade students: Success or failure? Efficacy of the Alabama Reading Initiative: 2005--2007 rural Alabama Empathy and reading of narrative fiction among community college students Engaging literacy: A case study in the use of e-reader devices Expelled middle school students: A study of the effects of a short-term, after-school reading intervention program Explicit strategy instruction and improvements in the fluency of struggling second -grade readers Exploring Reading First program implementation across Colorado schools with differing achievement results Gender differences in working memory and phonological awareness General education teachers' perceptions and experiences of adapting instructional strategies for students with learning disabilities in the regular English classroom Helping third grade students to read proficiently: An exploration of successful teachers' reading instruction High school readers: A study of sustained silent reading and academic progress Homeschooling and reading difficulties: Parents learning how to teach their child who struggles with reading How can service learning impact reading comprehension in children in third grade: An action research study How three reading teachers flourish within a scripted reading curriculum: A collective case study Impact of content instructional reading strategies on African American and Latino male students in the secondary school setting Impact of the Scholastic Reading Counts program on reading level ability: A study of third- hrough fifth-grade students in west central Florida Implementing a literacy program to improve student achievement for potentially at-risk and academically advanced K-5th-grade students: an action research study Implementing instructional strategies to improve reading skills of middle school students Improving K-2 reading instruction through the use of a coaching model with onsite professional development: An action research study Improving academic achievement through legislation: Correlating charter school laws against academic performance Improving reading for secondary students through a focused program emphasizing phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension: An action research study Improving the reading skills of students with learning disabilitiesthrough individualized instructional strategies Increasing the fluency of third graders through the systemic implementation of QuickReads: An action research study Instructional design implications about comprehension of listening to music before and during reading Integrating technology-based instruction in middle grades language arts: Motivating and engaging at-risk learners in reading comprehension Investigating the relationship of in -class tutoring using focused reading strategies and the reading comprehension of struggling readers K--2nd grade teacher's perceptions on factors that affect reading program delivery Kindergarten reading readiness: Effects of full day prekindergarten attendance Knowing, embedding, using experts' strategies that eliminate the achievement gap Leading your school to excellence through reading instruction Linking teacher beliefs to classroom practices that support literacy skills Literacy skills of kindergarten students with preschool experience compared to those with no preschool experience in one Southeastern United States rural school district Middle school response to intervention and student achievement Middle school teachers' self-perceptions of response to intervention Motivating struggling adolescent readers to read: An action research study Music and phonemic awareness: The kindergarten connection Need for speed: The relationship between oral reading fluency and the Minnesota Comprehensive Reading Assessment Pathways transition: Professional development and teacher practice first year implementation in Southwestern Union Conference Planting seeds in rich soil: A quantitative study of the reading and math growth of gifted and talented learners Predicting student performance for grade 6 in reading: A correlation between Alabama STAR reading scores and performance Predictive validity of a one-minute measure of comprehension on a state measure of adequate yearly progress Predictors of reading disability in third through fifth grade students Prekindergarten participation as related to performance in primary grades Print exposure and performance on the exit level science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: A correlational study of secondary students Read more, read better: How sustained silent reading impacts middle school students' comprehension Reading and middle school students: A qualitative study of reading programs in middle schools Reading in the 21st century: Perceptions of current faculty and students Reading in the content areas: The instructional practices of high school English and history teachers Reading online: Comparing the student completion frequencies in an instructor-led face-to-face versus online developmental reading course Reading to students, script -writing and readers' theatre: Strategies to enhance reading skills of low-achievers in a third-grade early intervention classroom Relationship of technology skill competencies and reading and math standardized test scores Repeated reading of core text: A study of reading fluency among below-level readers Resiliency in American Library Association award winning juvenile fiction: A correlational content analysis Scripted or non-scripted: A comparative analysis of two reading programs Spanish reading comprehension, phonological awareness, and oral fluency among Spanish speaking adolescent Latino students Stop leaving me behind: A study comparing third grade students with specific learning disabilities ThinkLink Predictive Reading Test Scores Student reading achievement on the rise: Integration of classworks software with technology Success and persistence of learners in a blended developmental reading course at an urban community college Sunday school teachers' perspectives on reading literacy among African American youth Teacher knowledge of phonemic awareness and orthographic patterns: The impact on instruction Teachers' experiences implementing the RTI model using DI strategies to increase reading skills in K-2 Teachers' perceptions of reading skill improvement of second-grade African American boys using culturally relevant literature: An action research study Teaching for success: A comparison study of teachers' perceptions of different approaches to the instruction of reading Teaching reading in the secondary content area classroom as perceived by secondary content area teachers Tell me a story: A study of content learning integrated with fictional literature in the elementary classroom The Accelerated Reader Program in conjunction with best-practice reading instruction: The effects on elementary-school reading scores The conscious thought processes of college English faculty when reading wordless books: A verbal protocol study The core reading standards: A basic qualitative study of elementary teachers' perceptions The correlation between dropout rates of a high school and reading levels of a middle school in a small city in northwest Georgia The diffusion of a teaching practice: How secondary teachers describe adopting process drama to teach reading comprehension The digital divide: Does computerized instruction improve reading and math scores of urban high school students? The effect of differentiated instruction and universally designed reading curriculum on English language arts achievement scores of at-risk students The effect of school principals' leadership styles on elementary school students' reading achievement scores The effect of the implementation of a response to Intervention model on grade 9--12 student achievement/behaviors The effectiveness of commercial-based reading intervention program on the reading achievement of struggling readers in special education The effectiveness of developmental reading courses The effects of a literacy-based service -learning program on struggling fourth grade readers The effects of a supplemental program on the reading achievement of learning -disabled students The effects of a teacher -guided library selection program on fourth-grade reading achievement The effects of an integrated reading and music instructional approach on fourth-grade students' reading and music achievement The effects of mindful exercise on standardized test scores The effects of vocabulary instruction on reading improvement in a middle school health education classroom The evaluation of professional development on improving teachers' self-efficacy at a middle school: An action research project The experiences of non CS users before and after CS instruction and their understanding of decoding phonetically spelled English words The extent of parental involvement as it relates to third-grade reading success in low-income schools The identification of effective models for developing professional learning communities The impact of SIM on FCAT reading scores of special education and at-risk students The impact of differentiated literacy instruction on English language learners in kindergarten The impact of higher order thinking strategies on reading comprehension: A quantitative study in primary education The impact of technology-based reading programs on lower achievers' state reading assessment The implementation of the Accelerated Reader program and its contribution to success on standardized tests The influence of in-situational coaching on the reading success of English Language Learners The influence of parental involvement on kindergarten learners' reading readiness The integration of children's literature, into the Tri-Fold Curriculum: An action research study The lasting effects of the Reading Recovery Program on the reading achievement on at risk youth The relationship between the usage of a Computer Assisted Instructional (CAI) program, Ticket to Read (T2R) and reading achievement in third grade The role of central auditory processing in the development of literacy in elementary school -aged second -language learners The role of teaching style in the improvement of small group instruction: An action research study The space between: The relationship between instructional time, recess, and reading The use of read aloud in third, fourth and fifth grades and its effect on Virginia's standardized test scores The word on vocabulary instruction: Understanding the kindergarten teacher's perspective Understanding achievement: A grounded theory study of how adult behaviors lead to high student achievement in high -poverty high-minority schools Use of the Fast ForWord language program to improve reading scores of secondary level special education students Using incentives to engage and motivate elementary school-aged African American and Hispanic boys to improve reading fluency: An action research study Using lesson study to infuse literacy standards into middle school teachers' instruction Using mobile learning to teach reading to ninth -grade students Utilizing motor development, cognition, and socioeconomic status to predict students' reading ability What do they know when they get there? The relationship of Head Start, More At Four/NC Pre-K, private preschool programs and no preschool experiences to kindergarteners' reading/literacy readiness What is the impact of parental support on the literacy of high school students with a reading-related learning disability