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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.

Last updated March 30, 2011