Kansas Middle School Students Improve Reading Achievement and Attitudes Toward Reading After Only Nine Weeks of Reading Renaissance
Susan B. Anthony Middle School, Manhattan, Kansas (KS)
DETAILS: School Profile (Susan B. Anthony MS): 473 students in grades 7 & 8; Socio-Economic Status: Free/reduced lunch: 22%, Mobility: 26%; Race/Ethnicity: American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%, Asian/ Pacific Islander: 5%, Black/African American: 6%, Hispanic/ Latino: 4%, White: 84%. School Profile (Dwight D. Eisenhower MS) 495 students in grades 7 & 8; Socio-Economic Status: Free/reduced lunch: 35%; Mobility: 29%; Race/Ethnicity: Asian/Pacific Islander: 5%, Black/African American: 13%, Hispanic/Latino: 3%, White: 79%.
RESULTS: In just 9 weeks of implementing Accelerated Reader with best practices, reading scores increased 5 percentile points and the number of students who thought reading was enjoyable increased by 18%.
REPORTING EDUCATOR: Julie Clingan, reading teacher.
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