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School based assessments What and how to assess reading

The goal of this article is to respond to two questions regarding the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA): what reading skills are selected for inclusion in the EGRA and the how the survey generates results that are valid and reliable.


Dubeck, M., Gove, A., & Alexander, K. (2016). School based assessments: What and how to assess reading. In Understanding what works in oral reading assessment (pp. 41-57). Montreal, Canada: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). DOI: 10.15220/978-92-9189-196-2-en