Through a partnership with the Skillman Foundation and the United Way of Southeast Michigan, BookNook is helping students across Detroit improve their reading.
Over the past calendar year, BookNook has been working with Schools, Detroit Parks & Rec, and the City of Detroit to provide quality ELA support to in school and after school programs. Based on the success of this program, BookNook is interested in partnering with other organizations in the Detroit area to expand their service to more students in need. The program is adaptable for out-of-school-time use, in school intervention, and in class supplemental material.
This past summer, 95% of students using BookNook for which we have data maintained or improved their reading scores.
A third party study demonstrated BookNook students tested 1.2 standardized deviations above their peers on standardized testing.
Another third party study showed students increasing reading skill 50% faster when they used BookNook to fidelity
Here’s what our partners have to say about BookNook: