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ERIC Number: EJ1173765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0033-1538
Two Reading Assessments for Youth in Alternative Basic Skills and Livelihood Skills Training Programs
Comings, John P.; Strucker, John; Bell, Brenda
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, v47 n3 p229-243 Sep 2017
This article describes two assessment tools that have been used to assess the reading skills of youth participating in alternative basic skills and livelihood skills training programs. The Rapid Assessment of Reading Skills (RARS) was developed to identify potential participants who needed to improve their reading skills before beginning training and to assign them to the proper level of basic reading instruction. The Out-of-School Literacy Assessment incorporates RARS into a more complex impact evaluation tool. Both assessment tools can also be used to inform program design, define benchmarks, and assess impact.
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Language: English
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