Publication Date: November 10, 2007
Series: Language and Literacy Series
This classic text introduced the framework for the current Response to Intervention (RTI) initiative. Now that federal education policy has caught up with the research and reform models first presented here over a decade ago, this special edition of No Quick Fix is of critical importance to today’s teachers, principals, administrators, policymakers, and everyone interested in creating schools where all students learn to read. Outlining the key factors essential for effective reform of early literacy programs, this groundbreaking resource presents:
Richard A. Allington is a Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee and past president of the International Reading Association. Sean A. Walmsley is Professor of Education at The University at Albany, SUNY.
“Should be on every teacher’s bookshelf and in every professional library.”
—Alan E. Farstrup, International Reading Association
“The re-release of No Quick Fix dispels the confusion that there is only one model of Response to Intervention (RTI).”
—Evan B. Lefsky, Just Read, Florida!
“A wonderful resource for a study group, for graduate classes, and for school leaders responsible for change.”
—Rita Bean, University of Pittsburgh
“No Quick Fix is the classic text that summarized effective intervention models, and may well have been the launching pad for RTI. It is a must-read for anyone attempting to implement an effective RTI model.”
—John Pikulski, former IRA president and author of Reading Intervention for Early Success
“The reissue of No Quick Fix couldn’t happen at a more perfect time. It offers support for teachers through the numerous interventions shared in each chapter. With the current RTI structure, readers can discover how these models can be best used for students.”
—Diane Barone, University of Nevada, author of Reading First in the Classroom