Research and Validity

An independent study by the Centre for Research in Education Policy has determined that LLI is effective in significantly improving literacy for struggling students in grades K–2 and has had a significant impact on the reading progress of Special Education Students and English Language Learners. For more information:

The F&P Text Level Gradient™ Revision to Recommended Grade-Level Goals
(PDF 262kb, 6 pages)
Press Release k - 2 (PDF)
Press Release for K-2 Study
(PDF 655kb, 1 page)
Press Release k - 2 (PDF)
Executive Summary for K-2 Study
(PDF 655kb, 1 page)
Exec Summary k - 2 (PDF)
Complete K-2 Study
(2.1 MB, 61 pages)
Complete Study (PDF)
Report for Reading Progress for Special Education LLI Students
(69 KB, 5 pages)
Spec Ed (PDF)
Report for Reading Progress for English Language Learners LLI Students
(84 KB, 6 pages)
ELL (PDF)
Research Base for LLI
(109 KB, 5 pages)
LLI (PDF)

 

You can also read the individual data reports from some of the Canadian participants in the study.

Reading Progress for LLI students at the Branksome Hall School in Toronto, Ontario
(PDF 370 KB, 6 pages)
Ontario (PDF)
Reading Progress for LLI students at the High Prairie Elementary School in High Prairie, Alberta
(PDF 375 KB, 6 pages)
Alberta (PDF)
Reading Progress for LLI Students from a School Board in a Mixed Small Town and Rural Community Located in Nova Scotia
(PDF 380 KB, 7 pages)
Nova Scotia (PDF)