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What is the Reading Component Skill Profile of Adolescent Struggling Readers in Urban Schools?
The purpose of this descriptive study was to examine the component reading skills of adolescent struggling readers attending urban high schools. Specifically, 11 measures of reading skills wereExpand
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The Effects of an After-School Tutoring Program on the Academic Performance of At-Risk Students and Students with LD
Improving the educational outcomes for students who are at risk for academic failure is an important issue for educators and policymakers. Recently, before- and after-school tutoring programs haveExpand
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Ensuring Content-Area Learning by Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities
Difficult challenges face secondary students with LD and their teachers with regard to these students' participation and success in required general education classes. Recently, instructional methodsExpand
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Adolescent struggling readers in urban schools: Results of a Latent Class Analysis
Abstract In this study, our goal was to identify unique clusters of Adolescent Struggling Readers (ASRs) and examine the reading skill profiles each cluster presented. We assessed 319 studentsExpand
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Efficacy of Learning Strategies Instruction in Adult Education
Abstract Results from randomized controlled trials of learning strategies instruction with 375 adult basic education participants are reported. Reading outcomes from whole group strategic instructionExpand
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Tutoring Programs for Academically Underprepared College Students: A Review of the Literature.
Orchestrating the success of underprepared college students is a major area of focus for many post-secondary learning institutions. One-to-one tutoring is the support service most often provided toExpand
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Reading Strategy Interventions: Can Literacy Outcomes be Enhanced for at-Risk Adolescents?
Many students are entering secondary school reading at levels that are significantly below grade level. In some secondary schools, these students constitute the large majority of the population. AExpand
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