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Lexia Reading
Beginning Reading

Lexia Reading was found to have potentially positive effects on alphabetics, no discernible effects on fluency, potentially positive effects on comprehension, and no discernible effects on general reading achievement.

Lexia Reading is a computerized reading program that provides phonics instruction and gives students independent practice in basic reading skills. Lexia Reading is designed to supplement regular classroom instruction and to support skill development in the five areas of reading instruction identified by the National Reading Panel.

Findings

3
studies that met standards out of
4
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Alphabetics Potentially positive effects K-1
 
 
11
Comprehension Potentially positive effects K
 
 
11
Reading achievement No discernible effects 1 --
Reading fluency No discernible effects K-1 --

Last Updated: June 2009

Race

Asian
25%
Black
6%
White
30%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
37%
Not Hispanic
63%

Gender

Male: 51%
Female: 48%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

50%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Individual
Small Group

Urbanicity

Urban

Locations

MA, FL
Northeast, South


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract ED-07-CO-0062.

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