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Topic:  Cognitive Development / School Performance

The program aims to improve young children's school readiness or older children and adolescents' school performance, and/or aims to improve children and adolescents' cognitive development beyond the classroom.

Proven Programs

The Abecedarian Project

Accelerated Reader

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Child-Parent Centers

Class Wide Peer Tutoring Program

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Early Head Start

The Effective Learning Program

HighScope Perry Preschool Program

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

New Hope Project

Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP)

Nurse Family Partnership

Reading Recovery

Promising Programs

Accelerated Academics Academy (AAA)

Child Development Project

Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI)

Communities In Schools

Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition

Core Knowledge

Direct Instruction

Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Early Intervention in Reading

Head Start

New York City's Small Schools of Choice

Parent-Child Home Program

Parents as Teachers

Partners in Reading

Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS)

Reciprocal Teaching

Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP)

Seattle Social Development Project

Smart Start

Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE)

Syracuse Family Development Research Program

Talent Development Secondary

Targeted Reading Intervention (TRI)

Team Accelerated Instruction: Math

Wyman's Teen Outreach Program

Proven / Promising Programs

Infant Health and Development Program

Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP)

Other Reviewed Programs

Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success

Across Ages


Bilingual Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition

Career Academies

Check & Connect


Community of Caring


Dialogic Reading

Early Risers 'Skills for Success' Program

Enhanced Proactive Reading

Everyday Mathematics

The Expert Mathematician

Families And Schools Together (FAST)

Family Check-Up

Fast ForWord Language

Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

I CAN Learn Pre-Algebra and Algebra

Instructional Conversations and Literature Logs

Interactive Shared Book Reading

Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP)

Lessons in Character

Let Each One Teach One Mentor Program

Lions-Quest Skills for Adolescence

Phonological Awareness Training

Phonological Awareness Training plus Letter Knowledge Training


Reading Mastery

Saxon Middle School Math

Schools and Families Educating Children (SAFE Children)

Shared Book Reading

Sound Foundations

Talent Search

Twelve Together

University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) Algebra

Vocabulary Improvement Program for English Language Learners and Their Classmates