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Sam Saunders' internet insights;Briefing;Research Focus

In this National Year of Reading the National Literacy Trust at has a useful database of reviews, reports and news. You can search for words and phrases. The "What works" section describes projects with evidence-based claims to have improved pupils' literacy. Reading Recovery, the Knowsley Reading Project, and the Bradford Better Reading Partnership are among about 12 recent examples. For a direct link to the database, avoiding the busy welcome page, type http:www.literacytrust. org.ukDatabase index.html into the location box at the top of your web browser. The "What works" item is at

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