Academic achievement by 8th grade is the largest predictor of college success according to the recent White House report “Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students.”
Merit has a strong track record of improving academic performance in elementary and middle school. The programs also help older students who have not mastered 8th level skills get on-track.
In Merit reading comprehension programs students acquire vocabulary through context, draw conlusions based on relevant information, and learn to find the main idea in a text.
Merit’s Punch writing programs help students write clear, descriptive sentences, organize ideas, and develop paragraphs and essays.
Grammar Fitness helps students with tenses, usage, irregular noun plurals, correction split constructions, and the like.
Click here to read the report “Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students”
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