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READ 180®
Adolescent Literacy

READ 180® was found to have positive effects on comprehension and general literacy achievement, potentially positive effects on reading fluency, and no discernible effects on alphabetics for adolescent readers.
READ 180® is a reading program designed for struggling readers who are reading 2 or more years below grade level. It combines online and direct instruction, student assessment, and teacher professional development. READ 180® is delivered in 90-minute sessions that include whole-group instruction, three small-group rotations, and whole-class wrap-up. Small-group rotations include individualized instruction using an adaptive computer application, small-group instruction, and independent reading. READ 180® is designed for students in elementary through high school.

Findings

9
studies that met standards out of
39
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Alphabetics No discernible effects 4-6 --
Comprehension Positive effects 4-9
 
 
6
Literacy achievement Positive effects 4-10
 
 
4
Reading fluency Potentially positive effects 4-6
 
 
4

Last Updated: November 2016

Race

Black
65%
White
30%
Not specified
5%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
59%
Not Hispanic
40%

Gender

Male: 50%
Female: 49%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

82%

English Learners

English Learners icon
28%


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