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Reading Recovery is the world's most widely researched intervention for young children having extreme difficulty with early literacy learning. Reading Recovery has been examined by high-quality experimental and quasi-experimental studies, and by qualitative studies on various aspects. Reading Recovery's strong experimental research received high effectiveness ratings in all four domains from USDE's What Works Clearinghouse.

After 30 years of research, more than 100 references to Reading Recovery appear in The Education Abstracts Index and Academic Search Premiere Index. Studies described in this section are grouped according to frequently asked questions.

 Research studies in this section of the website have been published in peer reviewed journals or are peer-reviewed conference presentations such as National Reading Conference (NRC) or American Educational Research Association (AERA). Content for this section was developed by the Research Committee of the North American Trainers Group, an organization that includes researchers and academics from more than 20 universities in the U.S. and Canada.

The Observation Survey is officially listed as one of the screening tools approved by the National Center on Response to Intervention.

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