Capture the Power of Reading

Illinois Youth Center Pere Marquette, Grafton, Illinois (IL)


DETAILS: Location: Pere Marquette, a library in the Illinois Department of Corrections; Sample: 80 young men (ages 13-18).

RESULTS: After a 5-month implementation of Accelerated Reader, young men at the Illinois Department of Corrections, who had never before experienced success in academics, were achieving scores of 90-100% on Accelerated Reader quizzes.

AUTHOR: June Ganter.

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