Development of the DRA2 was based on what educators and the extant research literature identified as being key characteristics and behaviors of good readers. The DRA2 is founded on a number of premises drawn from various sources, including the research literature concerning reading development and instruction.
The following reliability analyses were performed during DRA2 development:
The DRA2 is a valid measurement of accuracy, fluency, and comprehension, as evidenced by the following validity measures:
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