In Reading Recovery, the long-term benefits of literacy achievement may significantly outweigh the short-term cost of instruction and teacher preparation.
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Given the competing demands on education budgets at the federal, state, and local levels, it is important to address literacy learning in cost-effective ways. To date, however, no cost-effective analysis comparing alternative early literacy interventions has been conducted (for example, small-group instruction with one-to-one instruction).
Some information in this section first appeared in What Evidence Says About Reading Recovery. (2002). Columbus, OH: Reading Recovery Council of North America.
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