Accelerated Reader has Positive Impact on Reading Growth in New Zealand Boys' High School

Rotorua Boys' High School, Rotorua, New Zealand


DETAILS: School Profile: 1,100 students in years 9-12; Demographics: State school, Maori and Pacific Island Students: 39%, ESL: 3%, Decile: 5.

RESULTS: Records data indicated that remedial students gained between 1-and-5 years growth in reading using Accelerated Reader with best practices over the course of the school year.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Denny Newburn, teacher.

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