Swartz, C., Stenner, A.J. (2008, May). From novice to expert: Applying research principles to promote literacy in the classroom. Innovation Quarterly. The Council of Chief State School Officers.
Lennon, C. & Burdick. H. (2004). The Lexile Framework as an approach for reading measurement and success. MetaMetrics, Inc.
Blackburn, B. R. (2000). Best practices for using Lexiles. Popular Measurement, 3(1), 22-24.
Explains what grade equivalents are and how the Lexile/Quanitle measures are different.
Smith, M. (2009). The Hippocratic Oath and Grade Equivalents. MetaMetrics, Inc.
Addresses factors that contribute to students receiving different scores when retested or tested with different tests.
Williamson, G. L. (2004). Why do Scores Change? MetaMetrics, Inc.
Williamson, G. L. (2006). Managing multiple measures. MetaMetrics, Inc.
Smith, M., & Brewer, D. (2007). Stop summer academic loss: An education policy priority. MetaMetrics, Inc.
Stenner, A. J. & Stone, M. (2004). Does the reader comprehend the text because the reader is able or because the text is easy? MetaMetrics, Inc.
Stenner, A. J. (1999). Instructional Uses of the Lexile Framework. Durham, NC: MetaMetrics Inc.
Stenner, A. J., Horabin, I., Smith, D. R., & Smith, M. (1988). Most comprehension tests do measure reading comprehension: A response to McLean and Goldstein. Phi Delta Kappan
Lexile reader measures provide data for a thorough discussion of reading growth.
Williamson, G. L. (2006). What is Expected Growth? MetaMetrics, Inc.
Smith, M. (2009, April). Connecting students with the right summer books to raise achievement. Middle Level Reader. National Association of Secondary School Principals.