Voyager Sopris' Sound Partners


Work with educators to help them meet and surpass their goals for student achievement.

Program Description

Sound Partners is a research-based tutoring program that provides individual instruction in early reading skills. Sound Partners benefits students in grades K-2 who are learning to read and provides intervention for students in grades 2-3.

Type of service
Other type of service

Provides a handbook for tutors to use.

Year Started
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Dallas, Texas
States of Operation
Subject Offered
Grade Levels
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade
Languages Offered
During School
Delivery Mode
Tutor-Student Ratio
Number of Sessions Per Week
Number of Minutes Per Session
Organization Type
For Profit
Customer Type
Cost to Student
Kinder: $90.95 for classroom set, lesson book, tutoring handbook, one sound-card set as a kit, 2 sets of BOB books (separate, additional cost). Grades 1 and 2: $248.95, Master set with implementation manual, 3 copies of lesson books, 3 copies of tutor han
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
RCT effect size
ES = +0.43
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?

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