Evaluating Literacy Interventions

We are evaluating several educational initiatives led by school districts that seek to improve reading achievement by refining their approach to literacy intervention, specifically targeting students with disabilities. One approach used by two of our district partners is the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) deployed specifically by special education teachers. Districts invest in ongoing teacher professional learning and resources to bolster special education teacher’s access to high quality reading resources and confidence to deliver targeted and intensive reading interventions. During initial phases of implementation, ensuring the intervention is delivered with fidelity is a priority for


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