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The Research Base of Open Court and The Research Base of Open Court and Its Translation into Instructional Policy in California by This study analyses the research that supports Open Court, describes its translation into instructional policy in California, and compares the average SAT 9 reading scores of English-only children in schools using Open Court against comparable schools using non-scripted programs in one large urban school district. It found no significant difference in the average second grade SAT 9 reading scores in Open Court and comparison schools. Ordinarily, professors of reading education write about principles in reading instruction and avoid naming specific commercial programs and schools. The purpose of this article is twofold: (1) to help educators and educational stakeholders understand the research that supports Open Court and how it was translated into instructional policy in California, and (2) to analyze the effect of this policy on reading achievement in California. The Research Base of Open Court

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