Program  Impact

PRIME TIME is a turnkey model that has been successfully replicated in 40 states including Louisiana. Programming continues to expand throughout Louisiana and nationally, exposing new audiences to PRIME TIME’s award-winning and research-based methodology.

Stemming the Tide of Intergenerational Illiteracy: A Ten-Year Impact Study of PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, is a definitive longitudinal analysis of the program’s impact on student achievement. The study compares statewide-standardized test scores of PRIME TIME participants to a control group and offers statistical evidence that PRIME TIME’s preemptive approach to addressing the problem of intergenerational illiteracy can significantly impact and improve student learning.

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2011 NATIONAL EVALUATION RESULTS

Delivering quality humanities education experiences
• 6,900+ individuals completed the program
• 94.2% family retention rate across programs

Increasing public library
• 23% weekly and 17.2% monthly increase in public library use among participants*
• 78.5% participants reported a positive change in attitude towards library use

Increasing family bonding and reading
• 8.1% increase in daily reading frequency as a family*
• 85% participants reported increase in positive family interactions, or bonding

Improving reading attitudes and behaviors
• 80.4% participants reported a positive change in attitude towards reading
• 77.5% observed increase in discussion participation among the adults
• 85% observed increase in discussion participation among the children

* Statistically significant results