BOULDER, Colo. - Dec. 12, 2006 - Pearson Knowledge Technologies today announced results of research revealing that the use of Summary Street, the company's automated tool to evaluate the content of students' summaries, builds student reading comprehension and writing skills. The results of the research, conducted by the University of Colorado at Boulder, are published in a white paper, "Building Student Summarization, Writing and Reading Comprehension Skills With Guided Practice and Automated Feedback."

"We collaborated with the University of Colorado at Boulder on this study because we recognize the critical importance of contributing to the research base of scientific evidence supporting...

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