The Research Behind Our Programs

Research and Efficacy

Our assessment and instruction programs are backed by the industry’s most practical and applicable efficacy research. Every program we provide starts with an extensive research base and then begins a constant cycle of research, review, and improvement. The end result is a suite of programs proven to help your students succeed.

ESSA Evidence for i‑Ready® and Ready®

iReady and Ready are backed by timely research conducted in diverse educational settings. This research meets the criteria for ESSA Level 3 evidence, qualifying these programs for School Improvement funding.

i‑Ready Efficacy: Research on i‑Ready’s Impact

Research Support for iReady and ESSA

Ready Efficacy: Research on Ready’s Impact

Research support for Ready supplemental programs and ESSA

Making Sense of ESSA Evidence

Finding ESSA Evidence that supports your school’s goals.

Linking Studies

The iReady Diagnostic is highly correlated with leading national and state summative tests.

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) Tests

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and New York State Testing Program (NYSTP)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Ohio’s State Tests (OST)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Florida Standards Assessments (FSA)

Linking Study: iReady Diagnostic and Georgia Milestones Assessment System

Proven to Work

Explore the archive of past Curriculum Associates efficacy research and review the research base behind iReady and Ready.

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