*Composite score gains, controlling for spring scores; statistically significant at 80% confidence level.
As a data-driven organization, one of our main goals is to figure out how well our program works.
Each year, the University of Dayton Business Research Group analyzes the spring-to-fall reading scores for students who participated in Kids Read Now versus those who did not. For the past two years, we have found that children who participate in the program achieve more than those who do not. The effects are cumulative; those who participate for multiple years do better than first-year students. Below are the results from some of the districts we serve.