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Since PIQE’s founding in 1987, numerous studies have been undertaken to determine the efficacy of its programs. Time after time, the findings prove that PIQE’s programs are effective. Click on a link below from our sample studies to learn more.

SDSU Longitudinal Study on PIQE
Ms. Chia Her, doctoral candidate from San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University, released in December 2013.  Her’s review of the data based on parent interviews suggests that PIQE was successful in increasing high school graduation rates and establishing a college going culture among parents from Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and Riverside/San Bernardino regions who graduated from the signature nine-week program between the years 2005-2007.
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California Partnership for Achieving Student Success Cal-PASS (2011)
Student Success: This study shows that students of parents served by PIQE are performing better than similar students in high school. Significantly more PIQE students are achieving a higher GPA in high school English and math courses.
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University of California, San Diego and Sanger High School (2008)
Student Success: Data show that students from Sanger High School whose parents graduated from PIQE had considerably higher rates of completion of certain courses required for university admission.
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San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University (2008)
Student Success: This study shows that students of PIQE parent graduates perform at a higher level across all indicators of success as compared to students of non-PIQE parent graduates.
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San Diego State University (2004)
Student Success: This study shows that PIQE programs are making a difference in school persistence, reducing the dropout rate, and increasing college participation. From the study sample, 93% of children of PIQE parents graduated high school and nearly 80% went to college.
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Project STEPS (2002)
Student Success: Parents of students from Walter Reed Middle School in Los Angeles attended PIQE’s College Making It Happen program. After completion of the program, students’ Stanford 9 Test scores improved an average of 13 to 14 points. A five point increase is significant, while a 13 point increase is outstanding.
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