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A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, Susan Rose, and Miya Miura Wayman


Simple in concept, far-reaching in implementation, Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) was developed in the 1980s as an efficient way to assess the progress of struggling students, including those with disabilities. Today, there are few areas of special education policy and practice that have not been influenced by CBM progress monitoring. The impact of CBM is reflected in recent education reforms that emphasize improvements in assessment and data-based decision making. This book provides a solid picture of the past, present, and possible future of CBM progress monitoring. This book presents a ... More

Keywords: Curriculum-Based Measurement, CBM, disabilities, data-based decision making, CBM progress monitoring, special education, general education, Response to Intervention, RTI

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780816679706
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine A. Espin, editor

Kristen L. McMaster, editor

Susan Rose, editor

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Front Matter


Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, and Susan Rose

1 Curriculum-Based Measurement

Joseph R. Jenkins and Lynn S. Fuchs

I Contributions to Educational Policy and Practice

II School-Based and District-Wide Applications

III Applications in Elementary Education

8 How Curriculum-Based Measures Help Us Detect Word Recognition Problems in First Graders

Éric Dion, Isabelle Dubé, Catherine Roux, Danika Landry, and Laurence Bergeron

9 How Progress Monitoring Research Contributed to Early Intervention for and Prevention of Reading Difficulty

Roland H. Good III, Ruth A. Kaminski, Hank Fien, Kelly A. Powell-Smith, and Kelli D. Cummings

10 Technological Applications of Curriculum-Based Measurement in Elementary Settings

Erica Lembke, Kristen L. McMaster, and Pamela M. Stecker

IV Applications in Secondary Education

12 They’re Getting Older … but Are They Getting Better?

Christine A. Espin and Heather M. Campbell

V Applications in General Education Settings

13 Curriculum-Based Measurement at Larue Elementary

Amanda Kloo, Charles D. Machesky, and Naomi Zigmond

VI Applications for Special School Populations

15 Curriculum-Based Measurement and English Language Learners

Steven L. Robinson, Margaret J. Robinson, and Lionel A. Blatchley

VII Applications in State Assessments of Schools

VIII Uses for Teacher Development

21 Stanley Deno’s Contributions to Teacher Education Scholarship and Practice

Paul T. Sindelar, James L. McLeskey, and Mary T. Brownell

IX Uses in Psychology and School Psychology

23 Data-Based Program Modification and the Launching of Careers

Edward S. Shapiro and Francis E. Lentz Jr.

X International Contributions

29 The Use of Curriculum-Based Measurement Maze in Greek

Panayiota Kendeou and Timothy C. Papadopoulos

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