MDRC

Mobilizing Volunteer Tutors to Improve Student Literacy

Independent, gold-standard research finalized in 2015 by MDRC demonstrated, through a randomized control trial, that Reading Partners has a positive and statistically significant impact on reading comprehension, sight-word reading, and reading fluency. The study also found our program is effective for a wide variety of students and that for every dollar invested in Reading Partners, our program model delivers more than two dollars in literacy resources to students.

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View the MDRC web page highlighting Reading Partners as a Tier 1 (strong evidence) program for districts based on the guidelines of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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