Program Comparison Chart

Use this resource to compare educational programs and evaluate goodness of fit for your district. The Program Comparison Chart is intended to help educators make an informed decision about programs that may work well in their schools. The programs included in this chart are an initial selection of those available and not an exhaustive list. This chart does NOT constitute an “approved list,” nor are these programs required. This is a working document that will be updated on the 1st of every month with additional programs and updates in response to feedback from schools.

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This workbook contains six sheets separated into:

  • General Information (All/Reading/Math/Behavior)
    Information from the publisher, What Works Clearinghouse, ESSA rating, and research summary

    • General Information – All: includes every program evaluated, regardless of focus
    • General Information – Reading: includes programs focused primarily on reading
    • General Information – Math: includes programs focused primarily on math
    • General Information – Behavior: includes programs focused primarily on behavior


  • Research Information
    Information obtained from publishers and independent peer-reviewed studies; fidelity from the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII)


  • District Evaluation
    To be completed by individual districts for internal use

All sheets include definitions embedded that appear when clicking on the column header cells

Please note:
  • Macros should be enabled upon opening.
  • All tabs are locked except for “District Evaluation”.
  • The Program Comparison Chart is updated the first of every month.
  • The information presented is correct and accurate to the best of our knowledge.


EdReports is an independent, non-profit organization that evaluates programs on their alignment with the Common Core.