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...
Related Publications for National Study of the Effectiveness of Reading Comprehension Interventions
Effectiveness of Selected Supplemental Reading Comprehension Interventions: Findings from Two Student CohortsMay 30, 2010
The National Evaluation of Reading Comprehension Interventions: Design ReportMay 01, 2006
This report lays out the design for the Evaluation of Reading Comprehension Interventions, which is assessing supplemental reading comprehension programs for fifth-grade students.
Assessing the Effectiveness of Education Interventions: Issues and Recommendations for the Title I EvaluationMay 17, 2004
Recommends that an upcoming study on the effectiveness of education interventions focus on reading comprehension in grades 3 to 5 and allow for inferences about selected groups of students (such as students with limited English proficiency or with very low reading skills).