The Effects of an After School Literacy Program on Academic Achievement
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Type of Work45 p.
action research papers
ProgramMasters of Education
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SubjectsEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
Literacy programs -- Research.
After-school programs -- Research.
Academic achievement -- Research.
Education -- Research papers (Graduate)
The purpose of this study was to determine whether an after-school literacy program would increase reading comprehension scores of low-performing, high-poverty Title I students compared to low-performing non-Title I students who did not participate in an after-school literacy program. The results of this study indicate that there was a significant difference in the reading comprehension performance of Title I students who participated the after-school literacy program and the non-Title I students who did not participate. Further research is needed to determine if this would be beneficial for the Title I students who would participate in the after-school literacy the program year-round and not just for the six week session.