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What Growth Should Kids Make on CBM Measures?—Lynn Fuchs

Q:What are the sensible "Standards for Weekly Growth" in reading and math CBM? And what is the research behind them? Beth W., Kansas City, MO.
A:To answer this question, TeachingLD.org turned right to one of the foremost experts on CBM, Dr. Lynn Fuchs of Vanderbilt University. Dr. Fuchs has conducted scores of studies about assessing students' progress and she whipped up this answer for TeachingLD.org. Thanks, Lynn!--WebEditors. Read Dr. Fuchs' response here.