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Title: Success for All Intervention Report
Description: This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) intervention report in the Literacy topic area summarizes the research on Success for AllŽ (SFAŽ) and its effects on students in grades K–4. SFAŽ is a whole-school reform model for students in grades pre-K-8 and includes a literacy program that emphasizes phonics for beginning readers and comprehension for all students. Teachers provide reading instruction to students grouped by reading ability for 90 minutes a day, 5 days a week. In addition, certified teachers or paraprofessionals provide daily tutoring to students who have difficulty reading at the same level as their classmates.

This updated report includes the research examined in the 2009 SFAŽ report and reviews of 111 additional studies. Based on this research, the WWC found SFAŽ to have positive effects on alphabetics, potentially positive effects on reading fluency, and mixed effects on comprehension and general reading achievement for beginning readers.
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Cover Date: March 2017
Web Release: March 28, 2017
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Publication #: WWC IRBR672
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Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Intervention Report
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