This past school year, CLI also achieved remarkable proof points as measured by child reading assessments pointing to the power of our new unified literacy model which integrates components of Science of Reading, Balanced Literacy, and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. The impact data below tells a powerful story about the effectiveness of our enriched approach.
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CLI's Unified Literacy Model
Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy
Philadelphia: Impact Data (2021-22 school year)
CLI advanced a 15-percentage point increase, on average, of the number of children per school performing at or above reading benchmarks between Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.
96% of schools CLI served saw an increase in the percentage of children performing at or above reading benchmarks between Fall and Spring.
CLI-served schools saw a 10-percentage point decrease on average of the percentage of children per school in the highest reading support tier between Fall and Spring.
Chicago: Direct Student Intervention Impact Data (2021-22 school year)
Children receiving 30-minute supplemental reading instruction 4 days per week saw improvements in reading by 4 or more levels
Up to 1.5 years of reading growth