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Title:  Effectiveness of a Program to Accelerate Vocabulary Development in Kindergarten (VOCAB)
Description: For report NCEE 2012-4005 Effectiveness of a Program to Accelerate Vocabulary Development in Kindergarten (VOCAB) http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=67 and NCEE 2012-4009 Effectiveness of a Program to Accelerate Vocabulary Development in Kindergarten (VOCAB): First Grade Follow-up Impact Report and Exploratory Analyses of Kindergarten Impacts http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=289

This data file contains data from a cluster randomized trial that examined the K-PAVE programís effectiveness support the acquisition of vocabulary in young students. The study found that students who received the K-PAVE intervention were one month ahead of students in the control group in academic knowledge at the end of kindergarten, but did not find any statistically significant impacts of K-PAVE at the end of grade 1 on expressive vocabulary, academic knowledge, or passage comprehension. The final sample included 65 schools, including the 33 schools with complete written consent as of July, 24, 2008, and the 32 schools that had complete written consent as of August 7, 2008. The sample included 31 intervention and 34 control schools.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 2012
Web Release: November 26, 2012
Print Release: November 26, 2012
Publication #: NCEE 20104014
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCEE
Associated Centers: REL
Authors: Barbara Goodson Anne Wolf Steve Bell Herb Turner Pamela B. Finney
Type of Product: Data File
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
Erin Pollard.
 
 
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