Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) September 23, 2009 -- uBoost has announced a partnership with Vanderbilt University's National Center on Performance Incentives (NCPI). Through the partnership, uBoost will operate its student recognition and rewards program as part of a research effort targeted at determining how incremental recognition and rewards impact student attendance, program completion and performance in federally-funded after-school tutoring programs, namely supplemental education services (SES).

In a 2009 study, Vanderbilt researchers reported that SES had a significant, positive effect on test score gains in both mathematics and reading for those students who attended most of their tutoring sessions.

However, even though the...

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