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Reading improvement in the secondary schools

Los Angeles City School District.

Reading improvement in the secondary schools

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by The District in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading (Secondary),
  • Reading comprehension

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInstructional guide for the teaching of reading improvement, junior and senior high schools
    StatementLos Angeles City School Districts, Division of Instructional Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14424329M


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National Association of Secondary School Principals. Creating a culture of literacy: A guide for middle and high school principals. Reston, VA: Author. Currently there is a large gap in achievement between secondary school students who read books for pleasure and those who do not (OECD, ; Mol and Bus, ), and the strongest predictor of reading growth from age 10 to age 16 is whether a child reads for pleasure (Sullivan & Brown, ).File Size: KB.

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