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Title:  Project CRISS (Creating Independence through Student-owned Strategies)
Description: Methods designed to improve literacy skills is the focus of the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Intervention Report on Project CRISS (CReating Independence through Student-owned Strategies). Project CRISS is a professional development program for teachers that aims to improve reading, writing and learning for 3rd- through 12th-grade students. The WWC reviewed 31 studies on Project CRISS for adolescent learners. Two of these studies meet WWC evidence standards. The two studies are randomized controlled trials and include 2,569 students in grades 4 through 6 who attend public schools in 10 states. Based on these two studies, the WWC found Project CRISS to have potentially positive effects on comprehension for adolescent learners.
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Cover Date: June 2010
Web Release: June 15, 2010
Publication #: WWC IRALPC10
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Intervention Report
Questions: For questions about the content of this Intervention Report, please contact:
NCES WebMaster.