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2006Research Conference | June 15–16

This conference highlighted the work of invited speakers, independent researchers who have received grant funds from the Institute of Education Sciences, and trainees supported through predoctoral training grants and postdoctoral fellowships. The presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Department of Education or the Institute of Education Sciences.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
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A Descriptive Study of the Reading Component Skills of 350 Urban Adolescents
Presenters: Mick Hock, University of Kansas
Irma Brasseur, University of Kansas

Developing Reading Comprehension Assessments Targeting Struggling Readers: An Overview and Some Findings So Far
Presenters: John Sabatini, Educational Testing Service
Paul Deane, Educational Testing Service
Matthew Ventura, Educational Testing Service

Establishing the Empirical Reliability and Construct Validity of a Developmental Rubric of Teacher Literacy Practice
Presenters: David Kerbow, University of Chicago
Anthony S. Bryk, Stanford University

Evaluating Levels of Reading Impairment in Middle and High School Students
Presenters: Gloria Waters, Boston College
David Caplan, Harvard Medical School

Partnership for Accessible Reading Assessment: Improving Accessibility of Large-Scale Reading Assessments for Students with Disabilities
Presenters: Martha Thurlow, University of Minnesota
Ross Moen, University of Minnesota
Christopher Johnstone, University of Minnesota
Kristi Liu, University of Minnesota