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News from June 2012

Brandy Maynard presents results of truancy meta-analysis at colloquium in Denmark
June 28, 2012

​Dr. Brandy Maynard, a MCPER postdoctoral fellow and a director of the Dropout Prevention Institute, presented the results of her systematic review and meta-analysis, “Indicated Truancy Interventions: Effects on School Attendance Among Chronic Truant Students,” at the Campbell Collaboration’s Colloquium held May 29–31 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Building Capacity for RTI project website nets 1 million hits in a single project year
June 25, 2012

​On June 25, the external website of the Building Capacity for Response to Intervention project, http://buildingrti.utexas.org, surpassed 1 million hits within a project year, September 1 to August 31.

Adolescent literacy research summary now available
June 21, 2012

MCPER’s Texas Center for Learning Disabilities recently published Essential Characteristics of Reading Instruction and Interventions in Middle School: A Research Summary. The summary is available on the TCLD external website and is also posted in the MCPER Library.