Uganda School Health and Reading Program Early Grade Reading Assessment Cluster 2 Follow Up 1

This brief looks at whether or not reading achievement increased as a result of the USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program interventions. Using the Early Grade Reading Assessment, data collected for 4 Cluster 1 languages local languages Lebacoli, Lugbarati, Lumasaba, and Runyoro-Rutoro) and English at baseline, beginning of P1 compared to data collected at the end of P1 show increases in foundational pre-reading and emergent reading skills, significantly higher than increases found in control schools.