Cleveland Metropolitan School District Reading Scores Transformed by Accelerated Reader

Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), Cleveland, Ohio (OH)


This case study details the reading achievement growth the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) attributes to the district's use of Accelerated Reader. Since districtwide implementation of Accelerated Reader in Cleveland during the 2008-09 school year, the percent of students scoring Proficient on the Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) has been on the rise, and a closer look at the data shows students who used Accelerated Reader saw their scaled score points improve an average of 0.13 points for every book read, 0.57 points for every additional minute of daily engaged reading time (ERT), and 0.66 points for every additional average percent correct (APC). Also included are powerful quotes from the educators using Accelerated Reader.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Eric Gordon, Chief Academic Officer.

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