Summary of Findings
Every participant demonstrated gains as measured by the Reading Horizons assessment.
A youth corrections facility conducted a pilot study to investigate the effectiveness of Reading Horizons interactive software. More youth participated in Reading Horizons instruction than were included in the reported outcomes.
Reading Horizons interactive software.
Pre- and Post-test scores were gathered using the Reading Horizons assessment in the software. In this assessment, word lists of increasing difficulty are read, and scores are based on corresponding grade equivalents. Levels on the test range from 0.0 to 12.0. Outcomes were reported for 14 participants. Not all participants had completed the Reading Horizons program at post-test.