Department of Education Invests $19 Million to Extend Carnegie Corporation-Supported Reading Comprehension R&D

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Washington, DC, June 10, 2010 — The Strategic Education Research Partnership Institute (SERP) is launching a five year program of research and development on reading comprehension, thanks to a $19,353,000 award from the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.  The SERP study, Catalyzing Comprehension through Discussion and Debate, aims to explore the cognitive processes underlying reading comprehension and to develop promising interventions in an area of reading that many consider poorly understood.

Read the press release.