The Enhanced Reading Opportunities Study: Early Impact and Implementation Findings

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: MDRC (Organization)

Author(s): James J. Kemple; William Corrin; Elizabeth Nelson; Terry Salinger

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Literacy; High Schools; Education Reform

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report presents early findings from the Enhanced Reading Opportunities (ERO) study, a demonstration and random assignment evaluation of two supplemental literacy programs — Reading Apprenticeship Academic Literacy and Xtreme Reading — that aim to improve the reading comprehension skills and school performance of struggling ninth-grade readers.