IRA's National Commission on Excellence in Elementary Teacher Preparation for Reading Instruction and its Teacher Education Task Force (2003-2007) conducted extensive studies of teacher education programs.
Teaching Reading Well: A Synthesis of IRA's Research on Teacher Preparation for Reading Instruction
Prepared to Make a Difference
Review of Research Literature
Also of interest
- "Investment in Teacher Preparation in the United States," IRA's position statement on this topic.
International Reading Achievement: PISA and PIRLS
IRA's PISA-PIRLS Task Force (2011-2013) developed reports and resources about the two large scale international assessments, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) published every three years and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) published every five years.
For more information about reports, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.