The University of Pittsburgh and the University of Utah Reading Clinic (UURC) awarded Institute of Education Series grant

The University of Pittsburgh and the University of Utah Reading Clinic (UURC) have been awarded an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) grant.  The project is titled “Returning to Our Roots: Development of a Morphology Intervention to Bolster Academic Vocabulary Knowledge,” and awards the UURC $369,826 over three years.  In addition to UURC staff, participants will include English Language Development educators, and English Learners (ELs) at Northwest Middle School and Glendale Middle School in Salt Lake City School District.  Pilot instruction will begin Fall, 2015.  Kathleen Brown, Director of UURC is a Co-PI.