Does a Pre-Ninth Grade Intervention Program Help Adolescent, Low Literacy Newcomers?

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Presented at: AAAL 2014

This paper presents the results of a formative evaluation conducted during the second year’s implementation of a pre-ninth grade intervention for low literacy, high school newcomers. Data collection and analyses included pre-post student reading, writing, and math assessments, classroom observations, and participant interviews. Statistically significant results were found.