WWC review of this study

Cluster (School) RCT of ParentCorps: Impact on kindergarten academic achievement.

Brotman, L. M., Dawson-McClure, S., Calzada, E. J., Huang, K. Y., Kamboukos, D., Palamar, J. J., & Petkova, E. (2013). Pediatrics, 131(5), e1521–e1529.

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    813
     Students
    , grade
    PK

Reviewed: February 2016

Meets WWC standards with reservations


Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Study sample characteristics were not reported.

Reviewed: February 2014

At least one finding shows strong evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Academic achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA)

ParentCorps vs. Business as usual

Follow-up

students with pretest and posttest scores;
813 students

108.11

106.03

Yes

 
 
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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 51%
    Male: 49%

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    New York
  • Race
    Black
    91%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    6%
    Not Hispanic or Latino    
    94%
 

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