ERIC Number: ED195951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of the Right to Read Inexpensive Book Distribution Program. Final Report.
General Research Corp., McLean, VA.
This report provides details of a study of the Inexpensive Book Distribution Program (IBDP), a federally funded and sponsored program operated by Reading is Fundamental (RIF). The specific objectives of the described study were to determine the effectiveness of the IBDP in generating student reading motivation, and to describe the process by which books are acquired and distributed to children. Sections of the report provide the following information: (1) methodology and procedures for conducting the study, (2) a description of RIF national management, (3) case studies of six unique IBDPs, (4) descriptions of the 38 data collection sites, (5) examination of alternative book distribution programs, and (6) summaries of findings, observations, and recommendations. Appendixes provide a list of advisory panel members and samples of the survey questionnaires. (RL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: General Research Corp., McLean, VA.