Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Readers 2 Leaders

Mission

Develop and grow the reading skills of Dallas children to help them succeed in school and graduate prepared to live productive lives.

Program Description

Research-based literacy intervention programs designed to accelerate student's reading growth through small-group and one-on-one tutoring in foundational reading skills. Primary focus is on foundational reading skills including phonemic awareness, explicit systematic phonics, fluency, and comprehension.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Academic Intervention
Year Started
2011
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Dallas, TX
States of Operation
Texas
Operation Locations
Dallas
Most recent number of students served
475
Subject Offered
Early Literacy,
Reading
Grade Levels
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade,
Post secondary
Languages Offered
English
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
Hispanic or Latino- 34%, Asian-11%, Black or African American 11%, White 34%
Setting
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
In-Person
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1, 4:1, 6:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
4
Number of Minutes Per Session
30
Number of Weeks Per Program
30
Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
District, Nonprofit, Parent, School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Cost varies by program - In-School, After-School, Summer
Cost to Student
$0-$25, varies by program
Type of Tutor
Teacher
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No
Contact Name
Lisa Marshall
Contact Email

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