5 May 2022

New research questions efficacy of Reading Recovery

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 5 May 2022

Critics of the multimillion dollar Reading Recovery programme want it overhauled or even scrapped following new research showing it's left some children worse off.

The United States study found those who went through the flagship New Zealand programme had lower test scores in third and fourth grade than similar children who did not get the help.

Ruth Hill reports.