Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Experience Corps (AARP)

Mission
Improve children's literacy, strengthen our communities, and help develop cultures of inspiration in our schools and support our hardworking teachers.
Program Description
AARP Foundation's Experience Corps is an intergenerational volunteer-based tutoring program that is proven to help children who aren’t reading at grade level become great readers by the end of third grade.
Type of service
Tutoring Program
Other
Most recent number of students served
9643
Subject Offered
Reading
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade
Setting
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
In-Person
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1 or small group
Family Engagement Description
This is done at the local level. Program managers work collaboratively with schools to engage families in supporting literacy growth at home.
Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
$5-10K per school, per year, dependent on number of students served
Cost to Student
Free
Type of Tutor
Volunteer
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
Yes
RCT effect size
ES = +0.12
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No

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