Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction


Teacher Education

First Advisor

Bobbie Smothers-Jones

Second Advisor

Nichelle Robinson

Third Advisor

Thea H. Williams-Black

Relational Format



The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a response to intervention plan program on students' reading achievement scores on the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2). It explored gender differences in reading achievementto determine whether differences existed between males and females on the 2010–2011 MCT2 reading achievement tests.



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