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The Reading Crisis: Why Poor Children Fall Behind

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  • The Reading Crisis: Why Poor Children Fall Behind, (Harvard University Press) – Hardcover (1990)
    by Jeanne S Chall, Luke E Baldwin, Vicki A Jacobs

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    Hardcover, Harvard University Press
    1990
    English
    208 pages

    ISBN: 0674748840
    ISBN-13: 9780674748842

    How severe is the literacy gap in our schools? Why does the nine-year-old child from a culturally disadvantaged background so often fall victim to the fourth-grade slump? Although the cognitive abilities of these "children at risk" may be consistent with the norm, their literacy development lags far behind that of other children. In "The Reading Crisis," the renowned reading specialist Jeanne Chall and her colleagues examine the causes of this disparity and suggest some remedies. Using Chall's widely applied model of ... Show more

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