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The Reading First Solution, Bought with Your Tax Dollars

The National Reading Panel report found that use of the Open Court Reading program in first grade actually resulted in children's loss of reading skills "in every skill that was tested," including, most importantly, comprehension and spelling.

Nonetheless, "Open Court is the hands-down favorite with the Reading First panels of experts."

--Elaine Garen, Resisting Reading Mandates

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