Is Early Literacy Intervention Effective for English Language Learners ? Evidence from Reading Recovery

@inproceedings{Ashdown2003IsEL,
  title={Is Early Literacy Intervention Effective for English Language Learners ? Evidence from Reading Recovery},
  author={Jane Ashdown and Ognjen {\vS}imi{\'c}},
  year={2003}
}
The literacy achievement of 25,601 first-grade students who received Reading Recovery tutoring services, from school year 1992-93 to 1997-98, is examined in order to evaluate the performance of children in this group who were English language learners. The children in the Reading Recovery Group were compared with a Random Sample Group of 18,363 first graders drawn from the classroom population of children not identified as needing assistance, and with a Comparison Group of 11,267 first-grade… CONTINUE READING

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