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This study examines the impact of reading intervention on ratings of student attention over time. Participants include middle school students. Findings suggest that intensive, response-based reading intervention over 3 years may improve reading achievement and behavioral attention in middle school struggling readers where reading influences attention. 


Roberts, G., Rane, S., Fall, A. M., Denton, C. A., Fletcher, J. M., & Vaughn, S. (2015). The impact of intensive reading intervention on level of attention in middle school students. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 44(6), 942–953.

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U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences


Reading Instruction

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Journal Article/Book Chapter


School Administrator

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Middle School