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USC Rossier Scholars of Color Lecture Series: Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez

Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD)


Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Assoc. Professor of Literacy Instruction at Vanderbilt, will present her work advancing students’ language and reading comprehension outcomes, particularly those of students from Spanish-speaking, low-income homes. Her work builds on her earlier research in reading development and focus on the central role of supporting students’ language comprehension to mitigate later reading comprehension difficulties.

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