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Building Strong Support for Reading Recovery 2011 Teacher Leader Institute Saturday, June 18 U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation: A Project to Scale Up Reading Recovery
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i3: Investing in Innovation Funded by U.S. Department of Education $45.1 million to scale up Reading Recovery 20% match from private sector required $10.1 million raised in 5 weeks Involves 15 UTCs and U of Penn
Reading Recovery Scale Up Goals By October 2015… 3,690 new teachers in Reading Recovery. At least 15 new teacher leaders About 90,000 children with Reading Recovery and about 405,000 in small groups. The lowest-achieving schools are prioritized.
Scale up thus far…. i3 Reading Recovery teachers currently: 274 Reading Recovery students to be taught: 4,096 Other children in classrooms outside of Reading Recovery: 18,216
Who Helped To Raise the $10.1 Million Match? Publishers Hameray Publishing Heinemann Publishing HMH-Rigby (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Scholastic, Inc. Townsend Press McGraw-Hill Companies
Who Helped To Raise the $10.1 Million Match? Foundations The Gay Su Pinnell Education Foundation The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Rural School and Community Trust The Susan Scherer Foundation The Annie E. Casey Foundation The W. K. Kellogg Foundation Nationwide Insurance Foundation United Way of Central Ohio
Who Helped To Raise the $10.1 Million Match? Universities Clemson University Georgia State University Lesley University National-Louis University New York University Oakland University Saint Mary's College of California Texas Woman's University The Ohio State University University of Arkansas University of Connecticut University of Kentucky University of Maine University of Northern Iowa University of South Dakota
Who Helped To Raise the $10.1 Million Match? Individuals Keith and Linda Monda William Lager Sandy Slomin
More support… Apple Pearson Proctor and Gamble
Why was our application successful? Evidence of success Ability to Scale: Network of trainers, teacher leaders and teachers Promise of innovation
Innovating Reading Recovery A new way to drive innovation in education: brings together government, philanthropy and business. Incorporating technology in – Teacher training – Teacher leader training – Student teaching
Who is eligible? Currently 15 of 19 university training centers. All Reading Recovery teachers in training. Grant period: Finish no later than October 2015.
Teacher Training Costs Supported by i3 Award Tuition Books and materials Instructional fees Teacher Stipend: intended to cover educational expenses.
Teacher leader training costs supported by i3 grant One new teacher leader per partner Tuition Books and materials Instructional fee per teacher Professional development resources for educational expenses related to teacher leader training. Installing a glass at a new teacher training site where necessary
External Evaluation Led by University of Pennsylvania Impact Evaluation Research Questions Impact on reading achievement of first graders. Impact on student reading performance in the 3 rd and 4 th grades. Moderating school, program, and teacher characteristics effects.
External Evaluation Design About one-third of i3 schools randomly selected Multi-site randomized controlled trial for Fall intervention Regression discontinuity Teacher & administrator interviews and logs to study implementation and moderating effects
8 Selected for RR Pairs Randomly Assigned to: Treatment Control All Students Will Receive Reading Recovery
No effect Fall 1 st Grade OS Scores 3 rd Grade Test Score RR Students Tested Not Served
Long-term effect Fall 1 st Grade OS Scores 3 rd Grade Test Score RR Students Tested Not Served
What Can Teacher Leaders Do? Work with your university training center to: – Continue to recruit teachers – Assist with evaluation if your teachers are selected