Efficacy Research

How Phonics for Reading Meets ESSA Level 4 Evidence


  • Subject: Literacy
  • ESSA Level: 4 - Demonstrates a Rationale
  • Grades: 3–12

Published December 2020

Designed based on national research, Phonics for Reading meets Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Level 4 evidence standards. Supporting students in their reading proficiency and fluency, this program offers explicit instruction in phonics, phonemic awareness, and high-frequency words. Phonics for Reading can be a helpful instructional tool for all students, including English Learners and students with dyslexia. Read more about the Phonics for Reading model in this research brief.