Dana D. Dyson's research while affiliated with University of Michigan-Flint and other places

Publications (2)

Article
Reforms in American public education have not resolved the wide academic performance gap between students. Officials respond by developing reforms, that is, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waivers. The Waivers modified the more controversial aspects of ESEA/NCLB, which imposed a stri...
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Readability of existing legal-aid websites exceeds Federal standards and the reading ability of most Americans. Legal Services Corporation supported the development of online legal content to mitigate access barriers to civil legal-aid. A t-test analysis, using Flesch-Kincaid readability analyses of 407 text passages in LSC-sponsored websites, show...

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... And existing results are not encouraging. For instance, even many legal counseling websites have been observed to be beyond the comprehension of those with weak literacy skills [9]. The problem can be argued to contain two parts. ...