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Using Strategy Instruction to Help Struggling High Schoolers Understand What They Read

The evidence indicates that peer-assisted learning can have a substantively important positive effect on struggling high school students' reading comprehension. But reservations remain about attributing improved comprehension to peer-assisted learning because the students were not randomly assigned to the intervention in the one study that met evidence standards.
Publication Type:
Issues & Answers
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Publication Date:
October 2007