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Accelerated Reader Doesn’t Work

Posted in Faculty, Social Sciences, and Students

According to a What Works Clearinghouse report, two studies that met WWC standards found that Accelerated Reader had no impact on fluency or comprehension for adolescent readers.

Read this study or other evaluations of programs targeting adolescent literacy by visiting http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/reports/Topic.aspx?tid=15.

Post originally written by Stephanie Rosenblatt, former Instruction Librarian.