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An initiative to counter the “summer reading drop”: An iterative process

Author(s): 
Paul Wright and Cathy Wright

This article describes one primary school’s approach to countering the “summer drop” in reading achievement. By the deliberate sharing of strategies to support reading at home during the holidays through a “summer reading contract”, Clayton Park School has successfully reduced the drop in reading achievement over the summer, including for the lowest performing students across all ethnicities.

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