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June 27, 2012
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Critics question success of reading program

By Teri Vance


Critics of the Carson City School District's use of the Success For All reading program addressed the school board Tuesday evening with their concerns.

Former teacher Sharon Kientz, who is now a board member of the charter school Nevada Virtual Academy, called into question the integrity of the program.

"Success For All has a dubious research base," she said. "Virtually all of the glowing research reported about SFA's successes was conducted by the developers of the program, Robert Slavin and his wife, Nancy Madden."

Susan Keema, associate superintendent of instruction, said that the Carson City schools …

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