Department of Testing, Research and Evaluation

Targeted Instructional Support Initiative in Elementary Schools (TISI-ES)–Third year follow-up Impact Evaluation

The proposed study will examine the extent to which participation in the TISI-ES program impacts the reading skills of students in its third year of implementation. The study focuses on the program’s immediate impact among second grade students for SY2016 as well as the continued impact of the program on students that were part of the TISI intervention in SY2015.

Project Status:  Schedule to complete June 2017.

For more information, please contact Dr. Berhane B. Araia at




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