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The Partnership for Reading
Strong, easy-to-use site on reading research.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional

http://www.nifl.gov/archive/pfr/about.html

CONTENT:
"The Partnership for Reading is a collaborative effort by three federal agencies - the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the U.S. Department of Education - to bring the findings of evidence-based reading research to the educational community, families, and others with an interest in helping all people learn to read well."
AESTHETICS:
The site is well designed and easily read with few, but appropriate graphics.
ORGANIZATION:
The front-page image map and the top navigation bar lead visitors to the major sections of the site. Links to featured areas are embedded in the text on both sides of the main page. There is also an onsite search tool and a site map.
REVIEW:
The Partnership for Reading provides access to research based information to teachers, families, or anyone interested in developing good readers. Some of the resources can be downloaded and printed.
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