TITLE

The long-term effects on high school seniors of learning to read in kindergarten

AUTHOR(S)
Hanson, Ralph A.; Farrell, Donna
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec95, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p908
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the effects of formal reading instruction in kindergarten. Description of the Beginning Reading Program (BRP) resources; Prior research on early reading; BRP follow-up study; Kindergarten reading and adult literacy.
ACCESSION #
9512094848

 

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