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Department of Education. , & Murnane, R. (2004). The new division of labor: How computers are creating the next job market. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. , & Magee, S. (2005). Achieving state and national literacy goals, a long uphill road. Report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York, RAND Corporation Technical Report Series. Santa Monica, CA: RAND. A. (1999). Adolescent literacy: A position statement for the Commission on Adolescent Literacy of the International Reading Association.

In one journal, students reported findings they had made during each week in one-page research summaries. Students read one another’s findings in group meetings, and the team members decided how to extend the work or reshape their questions. Early on, one young woman was shocked to encounter statistics about the number of male victims of rape. She and the group decided to focus one part of their report on that phenomenon. The second journal kept track of the research process, noting both successes and frustrations in attempting to find information.

Washington, DC: Author. html National Council of Teachers of English. (2006). NCTE principles of adolescent literacy reform: A policy brief. Urbana, IL: Author. National Council of Teachers of English. (2007). Adolescent literacy: A policy research brief. Urbana, IL: Author. National Council of Teachers of English Commission on Reading. (2004). A call to action: What we know about adolescent literacy and ways to support teachers in meeting students’ needs. Urbana, IL: Author. source=gs National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

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