Does Reading During the Summer Build Reading Skills? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in 463 Classrooms

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There are large gaps in reading skills by family income among school-aged children in the United States. Correlational evidence suggests that reading skills are strongly related to the amount of reading students do outside of school. Experimental evidence testing whether this relationship is causal is lacking. The researchers report the results from a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Guryan2014DoesRD, title={Does Reading During the Summer Build Reading Skills? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in 463 Classrooms}, author={Jonathan Guryan and James Kim and David Quinn}, year={2014} }