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Curriculum Research Studies

EL Education is committed to learning from research by investigating the impact of our K-8 Language Arts Curriculum.  We partner with well respected external evaluators in field relevant research projects with rigorous study designs. The studies below show how combining high quality, standards-aligned instructional materials with deeply skilled professional development for teachers and leaders can result in remarkable student achievement gains.

External Evaluation Studies

Teacher Potential Project Study

Mathematica Policy Research conducted a five-year study of 18 districts combining the EL Education curriculum with professional development. They found significant positive impact on teacher practice and student achievement.

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WestED Grades K-2 Study

WestED conducted a rigorous study and found achievement gains for K-2 students in Shelby County, TN schools implementing the EL Education curriculum Modules and the Skills Block in just one year.

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