Boys Town Reading Center

For information on workshops,

call 1-800-545-5771 ext. 1075.

Center for Literacy

University of Illinois at Chicago

Contact: Tim Shanahan, dir.,

(312) 413-1914.

Center for Urban Education

DePaul University

Contact: Justin Speer,

(773) 325-4665.

Web site:

CPS Office of Accountability

High school reading team.

Contact: Mary Dunne,

(773) 553-2448.

International Reading Assn.

Web site:

Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd

Web site:

Contact: Ruth Schoenbach, dir.,

(510) 302-4255.


“Reading for Understanding: A Guide to Improving Reading in Middle and High School Classrooms,” by Ruth Schoenbach, Cynthia Greenleaf, Christine Cziko and Lori Hurwitz. Jossey-Bass, 1999.

“When Adolescents Can’t Read: Methods and Materials That Work,” by Mary E. Curtis and Ann Marie Longo. Brookline Books, 1999. First in the series “From Reading Research To Practice,” edited by Jeanne Chall.

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