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Decades of reading research has identified the best practices that transform “regular reading” into high-quality reading practice that sends growth soaring. Accelerated Reader helps educators, students, and their families put these practices into action—and more than 30 years of research prove Accelerated Reader is highly effective at raising reading achievement for students of all ability levels.
Books read by US students with Accelerated Reader in one school year
Schools and districts use Accelerated Reader to boost literacy growth
Research studies prove program efficacy, including 30+ peer-reviewed studies
More likely to be college and career ready for struggling readers with best-practice use
Accelerated Reader is one of the most heavily researched reading programs in the world. It has earned high ratings and endorsements from multiple researchers and education organizations:
Study of 2.8 million kids finds students are nearly twice as likely to be college and career ready with Accelerated Reader
The world’s largest annual study of K–12 student reading habits reveals key factors for accelerating reading growth
Dozens of studies support the science behind—and prove the efficacy of—Accelerated Reader
Research reveals why quantity, difficulty, and comprehension are essential factors in reading practice and literacy growth
Accelerated Reader helped foster the motivation and excitement that lead to these students devouring hundreds of books in a single week.
In just four years, a principal has led renewed efforts to boost achievement, helping the school advance nearly two letter grades on state school performance scores.