Exploring: National Studies

Education Research: Is What We Don’t Know Hurting Our Children?

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Statement of Dr. G. Reid Lyon Chief, Child Development and Behavior Branch National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health House Science Committee Subcommittee on Basic Research U. S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Introduction Good afternoon Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee. I am Dr. Reid Lyon, Chief of Read more…

A Synthesis of Research on Reading Conducted by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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by Bonita Grossen University of Oregon Contents: A Note About the NICHD Research Program How the NICHD Research Program is Different Developing a New Understanding of Reading Difficulties Research on Treatment for Reading Difficulties Major Implications for Early Reading Instruction Other Important Research Questions and Findings Future Directions References The NICHD Research Centers Bibliography A Read more…

NICHD Early Interventions Project in Washington, D.C.

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A 1996 Washington Post article by G. Reid Lyon, Ph.D. that reported the major findings of the NICHD reading research program, caught the attention of the Deputy Chief Academic Officer of Washington, D.C. Public Schools (DCPS). He contacted the NICHD about the possibility of applying current research findings to help DCPS children improve their reading Read more…