Leveraging Volunteers: An Experimental Evaluation of a Tutoring Program for Struggling Readers

Authors citation
Jacob, R., Armstrong, C., Bowden, A. B., & Pan, Y.
Publication
Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 9(1), 67–92
Year of Study
2016
Subject
Literacy
Program Name
Reading Partners
Program Evaluated
uses community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to struggling readers in under-resourced elementary schools
Tutor Type
Volunteer
Duration
28 weeks
Sample size
1166
Grade Level(s)
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade
Student-Tutor Ratio
1
Effect Size
0.1
Study Design
Randomized Controlled Trial
Full citation
Jacob, R., Armstrong, C., Bowden, A. B., & Pan, Y. (2016). Leveraging Volunteers: An Experimental Evaluation of a Tutoring Program for Struggling Readers. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 9(1), 67–92. https://doi.org/10.1080/19345747.2016.1138560