Behind the Headline: L.A. elementary schools to switch reading programs

By Education Next 03/30/2011

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L.A. elementary schools to switch reading programs
Los Angeles Times | 03/30/11

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The Triumph of Look-Say
Education Next | Winter 2007

The Los Angeles school board has dumped Open Court, a reading program for elementary school students which provided scripted, phonics-intensive lessons. Many teachers hated the program, the L.A. Times reports. In the Winter 2007 issue of Ed Next, Diane Ravitch traced the history of the Open Court readers.

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