Low performing students aged 17-21 years and attending high school in Dallas used Fast ForWord?s computer reading programs and gained two and a half grade levels in reading performance.
The students? reading skills were tested at the beginning and end of the study using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). The students were performing on a Grade 7 level before receiving Fast ForWord training. After receiving training the students showed significant improvements in their reading ability and they had also gained about two and a half grade levels in terms of their reading performance.