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A Study of the Impact of Stride Use on Test Scores in Alabama

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A Study of the Impact of Stride Use on Test Scores in Alabama The 2017 study examined to what extent work in the Stride™ program is associated with differences in year-end Alabama state accountability assessments. The study analyzed 8,519 Alabama students in grades 3–8, who took the ACT® Aspire® Reading and Math tests at the end of both 2015 and 2016. Students were matched according to their collective demographic information. MATH READING Overall 15% 7% Black & Economically Disadvantaged 23% 10% Economically Disadvantaged 23% 0% Overall 10% 0% Black & Economically Disadvantaged 18% 13% Special Education 57% 33% Free & Reduced Lunch 4% 3% Results of a study conducted to determine the eect of Stride on academic achievement in Math and Reading in targeted schools found that Stride users outperformed peer non-users in many key subgroups. Stride Users Passing Rate Improvement Non-Users Passing Rate Improvement RESULTS Free & Reduced Lunch 7% 2% Key Findings • Economically disadvantaged students using Stride improved by 23% on math pass rate (compared to non-users who showed no statistically significant change) • Black and economically disadvantaged students improved math pass rate by 23% (10% for non-users) and reading pass rate by 18% (13% for non-users) • Special education students improved reading pass rate by 57% (33% for non-users) • Students in free and reduced lunch improved math pass rate by 6.82% (1.77% for non-users) and reading pass rate by 3.79% (2.51% for non-users) • Overall, Stride students improved reading pass rate by 10% (non-users showed no statistically significant change) and math pass rate by 15% (8% for non-users) To learn more about Stride's adaptive learning technology that guides each student to practice where he or she needs it most—and serves up a variety of content that's lively and engaging, please visit fueleducation.com/stride. The study, Impact of the Stride™ Supplemental Program on ACT ® Aspire ® Test Scores in Alabama, was conducted by Auburn Center for Evalua on: Daniel Henry, Ph.D., Director; Jonathan Carpenter, B.S. The complete study can be found here: resources.fueleduca on.com/adap ve-learning-tool/auburn-university-study-on-fueled-stride. FE1807WP22

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