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Thank you for your interest in the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring!

Unfortunately, our project has come to the end of its five-year contract with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). However, we will continue to maintain our website with all its valuable resources for you. Please feel free to use the site and share any of the resources provided. You can find additional resources on student progress monitoring on the National Center on Response to Intervention's (NCRTI) website. If you have any questions for the Center, please contact NCRTI at (877) RTI-4-ALL.

What is Progress Monitoring?

Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students' academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Progress monitoring can be implemented with individual students or an entire class.

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Review of Tools

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Our Technical Review Committee has created a chart of scientifically based tools to measure students' progress. Determine which one best fits your school's needs.

Web Resources

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The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring (NCSPM) web resources library has exciting: downloadable articles, PowerPoint presentations, FAQs, and links to additional resources about student progress monitoring, Curriculum-Based Measurement, applying decision making to IEPs and other researched based topics. All of our publications are designed to inform and assist audiences in implementing student progress monitoring at the classroom, building, local or state level.