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Compass PA Dyslexia Pilot: A Success Story






Pen Argyl Area School District in the Lehigh Valley with seven other school districts, including two in northwest Pennsylvania taking part in a three-year pilot program to test evidence based literacy programs using the Orton-Gillingham methods.


Part of the program’s goal is to reduce the number of children who need special education services. Students gained reading and comprehension skills throughout the year. As a bonus, Pen Argyl observed an increase in knowledge retention over the summer so students were ready to start learning new material sooner in the school year.


Read more about the success of Pen Argyl’s use of the pilot program.