Faculty at the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development and its partner universities, conduct research and evaluation to improve literacy in Kentucky. Projects vary in scale, from large randomized controlled field trials to small, customized school-based evaluations. Results are disseminated through reports, journal articles, and presentations.


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