Proven to Work The Research behind Our Programs

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Research and Efficacy

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

Grounded in Research

Our assessment and instructional solutions are grounded in research to deliver rigorous instruction and comprehensive support to help students at all levels, from all backgrounds, achieve their greatest possible gains.

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The Experts behind i-Ready and Ready

Meet the program authors, technical advisors, and efficacy advisors who help build and improve our products.

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Executive summaries about i-Ready.

The Research Base behind i-Ready Personalized Instruction

The Executive Summaries linked below provide an overview of our foundational research base and pedagogical approach.

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High Ratings from NCII

i-Ready Diagnostic received high ratings from the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII).

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ESSA Evidence

iReady and Ready are backed by timely research conducted in diverse educational settings. This research meets the criteria for “evidence-based” as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), qualifying these programs for School Improvement funding.

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

Research support for iReady and ESSA evidence

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Research on Program Impact of Ready Mathematics Blended Core Curriculum

Research support for Ready Mathematics and ESSA evidence

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Ready Efficacy: Research on Ready’s Impact

Research support for Ready supplemental programs and ESSA evidence

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Strong Relationship to State Tests

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

Alabama

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Alabama’s Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP)

Arizona

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Arizona’s Statewide Achievement Assessment (AzM2)

Colorado

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)

Florida

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)

Georgia

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Georgia Milestones Assessment System (GMAS)

Indiana

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Indiana Learning Evaluation Assessment Readiness Network (ILEARN)

Kentucky

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K‑PREP)

Massachusetts

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

Michigan

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M‑STEP)

Mississippi

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP)

Missouri

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

New Jersey

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA)

New York

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with New York State Testing Program (NYSTP)

Ohio

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Ohio’s State Tests (OST)

PARCC

i‑Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Test

Pennsylvania

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)

Rhode Island

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS)

SBA

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)

Texas

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

West Virginia

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with West Virginia General Summative Assessment (WVGSA)

Wisconsin

i-Ready Diagnostic: Linking Study with the Wisconsin Forward Exam

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