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Document: PACT Master Codebook (Uploaded on May 26, 2021)

This document serves as a codebook for all related project datasets. Project years and subtests are separated as distinct worksheets within the document. This codebook spans 4 years and contains information on a large variety of tests and measures, and as a result is quite long.

Dataset: Vocabulary and Comprehension (VoCO) Project (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

The Vocabulary and Comprehension (VoCo) project was a small study involving 44 struggling readers in Grade 9. The treatment was a multicomponent reading intervention delivered over 80 sessions during one school year.

Dataset: PACT11 2012-2013 (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

Students were in Grade 11 enrolled in general education social studies or in Grades 7-12 and enrolled in general education English/language arts classes. Data were collected using measures of reading and other academic skills, attitudes, and student characteristics.

Dataset: PACT11 2011-2012 (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

Students were in Grades 11 enrolled in general education social studies or in Grades 7-12 and enrolled in general education English/language arts classes. Data were collected using measures of reading and other academic skills, attitudes, and student characteristics.

Dataset: PACT8 2013-2014 (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

In the 2013-14 school year, two PACT social studies RCTs were conducted, both with Grade 8 students. One study focused on schools with a higher percentage of English learners. The second study focused on struggling readers and provided a more intensified version of the PACT program.

Dataset: PACT8 2012-2013 (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

Students were in Grades 8 enrolled in general education social studies or in Grades 7-12 and enrolled in general education English/language arts classes. Data were collected using measures of reading and other academic skills, attitudes, and student characteristics.

Dataset: PACT8 2011-2012 (Uploaded on May 10, 2021)

Students were in Grades 8 or 11 and enrolled in general education social studies or in Grades 7-12 and enrolled in general education English/language arts classes. Data were collected using measures of reading and other academic skills, attitudes, and student characteristics.

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) partnered with the University of Houston, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas A&M University, and Florida State University to improve the reading comprehension of students in grades 7 through 12.