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Oral Reading Study

Students reading in a library.  

The 2002 oral reading study was undertaken to discover how well the nation's fourth-graders can read aloud a typical grade 4 story. The assessment provided information about students' fluency in reading aloud and examined the relationship between oral reading, accuracy, rate, fluency, and reading comprehension.   More

2002 Oral Reading Study Results

The results are in from the 2002 oral reading study.

Cover of the 2002 oral reading study report

Oral Reading Study Publications

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How the Oral Reading Study Works

The NAEP Reading Assessment

Last updated 31 October 2005 (JM)

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