To implement the Mississippi Reading Reform Model as the foundation
for the systemic reading reform model.
To incorporate the Mississippi Reading Reform Model into the undergraduate
elementary education teacher preparation programs at the eight public
institutions of higher learning.
To use professional development, classroom site supervision, and
long-distance learning networks to disseminate and implement the
Mississippi Reading Reform Model in PreK-3.
To improve literacy skills in Mississippi's public schools so that
children will leave the third grade reading fluently at third-grade
"Many teachers have modified their instruction, especially
in the areas of guided and independent practice. I see fewer "worksheets"
and more active engagement and group activities. "