Core5 Enhances Reading Growth in Students with Disabilities
Lisa B. Hurwitz, PhD., & Kirk P. Vanacore, MA (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hurwitz, L.B. & Vanacore, K.P. (2020). Impact of the Lexia® Core5® Reading Program on Students with Reading and Language-Based Disabilities. Concord, MA: Lexia Learning Systems LLC
- This evaluation is a gold standard, randomized control trial (RCT) that meets ESSA standards for STRONG research — the highest level of evidence outlined by federal law.
- After using Core5 for the school year, students were 2x more likely than non-users to be proficient readers.
- Core5 was 64% more effective than comparable programs as measured by standardized assessment growth.