Deshler, D.D. (2006). Building a strong literacy foundation for high school excellence. In D. Clark (Ed.), The challenge of high school reform (pp. 21-26). Washington, D.C.: The Aspen Institute.
Topic: Adolescent Literacy
Subcategory: Think Piece
Summary: This article puts forth the argument that intensive efforts to improve literacy must start in late elementary/early middle school to prepare students for the rigorous academic demands of high school.