Effectiveness of Selected Supplemental Reading Comprehension Interventions: Findings from Two Student Cohorts

Publisher: Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
May 30, 2010
Susanne James-Burdumy, John Deke, Julieta Lugo-Gil, Nancy Carey, Alan Hershey, Russell Gersten, Rebecca Newman-Gonchar, Joseph Dimino, Kelly Haymond, and Bonnie Faddis
This study evaluated the effectiveness of four supplemental reading comprehension programs in helping disadvantaged fifth graders improve reading comprehension. The study, supported by the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education and conducted over the course of two school years, found positive impacts for one of the four curricula.

National Study of the Effectiveness of Reading Comprehension Interventions


U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences
U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Evaluation

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Julieta Lugo-Gil
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