No quick fix : rethinking literacy programs in America's elementary schools / edited by Richard L. Allington and Sean A. Walmsley.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Allington, Richard L., Walmsley, Sean A.
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Newark, DE : Teachers College Press ; International Reading Association, c2007.
Edition:RTI ed.
Series:Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Literacy lessons in the elementary schools: yesterday, today, and tomorrow / Richard L. Allington. Pt. I. A framework for change. Redefining and reforming instructional support programs for at-risk students / Sean A. Walmsley and Richard L. Allington
  • Flunking: throwing good money after bad / Richard L. Allington and Anne McGill-Franzen
  • Estimating cost-effectiveness and educational outcomes: retention, remediation, special education, and early intervention / Philip C. Dyer and Ronald Binkney
  • Portfolios in the classroom: what happens when teachers and students negotiate assessment? / Laura P. Stowell and Robert J. Tierney. Pt. II. Case studies of school change. Literacy partnerships for change with "at-risk" kindergartners / Lesley Mandel Morrow and Ellen M. O'Connor
  • Reducing retention and learning disability placement through reading recovery: an educationally sound, cost-effective choice / Carol A. Lyons and Joetta Beaver
  • Eliminating ability grouping and reducing failure in the primary grades / Dorothy P. Hall, Connie Prevatte, and Patricia M. Cunningham
  • First grade teachers provide early reading intervention in the classroom / Barbara Taylor ... [et al.]
  • Scoring well on tests or becoming genuinely literate: rethinking remediation in a small rural school / Trudy P. Walp and Sean A. Walmsley
  • Improving early literacy: Vermont stories of educational change from the bottom up and the top down / Susan Carey Biggam, Nancy Teitelbaum, and Jan Willey
  • Change in urban schools with high concentrations of low-income children: Chapter I schoolwide projects / Linda F. Winfield
  • The implementation of the accelerated school model in an urban elementary school / Stephanie L. Knight and Jane A. Stallings
  • Afterword: no quick fix: where do we go from here? / Richard L. Allington and Sean A. Walmsley.