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Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

  • Ama Baafra Abeberese
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    An evaluation of a program that aims to improve children’s reading skills by providing classes with age‐appropriate reading material and incentivizing children to read through a 31 day read‐athon. [Working paper No. 305]. URL: [].

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    Date of creation: Jul 2011
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