A History of Innovation

Multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and the What Works Clearinghouse have documented READ 180’s effectiveness for over a decade.

 

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READ 180 in Action

READ 180 has served over 1.3 million students in all 50 states. Districts of all sizes have experienced significant gains in reading achievement across the country using the various models of the READ 180 Model for Blended Learning. See some of the Case Studies below, and click on the Models for Blended Learning icon to view the corresponding model.

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  • Single Period Case Study: San Antonio Independent School Districts (TX)*

    Students with disabilities demonstrate significant improvement on TAKS after one year in READ 180.

    STUDY PROFILE Evaluation Period: 2010–2011
    Grades: 4–11
    Assessment: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
    Participants: N=663
    Implementation: 30- to 50- minute model

    • 45–59 Minutes
  • Extended Period Case Study: Columbus City Schools (OH)*

    READ 180 students demonstrated significant improvements in performance on the OAA.

    STUDY PROFILE Evaluation Period: 2009–2010 Grades: 6–7 Assessment: Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) Participants: N=1,060 Implementation: 50- to 75- minute model

    • 60–79 Minutes
  • Double Period Case Study: Napa Valley Unified School District (CA)

    READ 180 students demonstrated significant improvement on the CST ELA and CELDT; district reduced special education referral rate and expulsion costs.

    STUDY PROFILE Evaluation Period: 2011–2012
    Grades: 3–11
    Assessment: California Standards Test of English Language Arts (CST ELA); California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
    Participants: N=877
    Implementation: 90 minute model

    • 80+ Minutes
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