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Raw Score (RS)  The raw score is the first score obtained in scoring a test, which is often the number of correct answers. Sometimes it is the number right minus a fraction...  
Readiness Test   A readiness test is a test of ability to engage in a new type of specific learning. Level of maturity, previous experience, and emotional and mental set...  
Reading Accuracy   Reading accuracy is how well a reader can pronounce words while reading text. Accuracy is usually measured as the number or percentage of words read correctly...  
Reading Assessment Profile   A reading assessment profile is a list of a student's assessment or test results for several aspects of the reading process: alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary,...  
Reading First   A bold new national initiative aimed at helping every child in every state become a successful reader....  
Realia   Realia are objects (such as coins and food packages) and real-life print materials (such as job applications, phone books, maps, tax forms, and bus schedules)...  
Reciprocal Teaching   Students take turns being the teacher for a pair or small group. Teacher role may be to clarify, ask questions, ask for predictions, etc....  
Reflexive Pronouns   A reflexive pronoun is a special kind of pronoun. It is usually used when the object of a sentence is the same as the subject. These are the reflexive...  
Regional Occupational Programs (ROP)  Regional Occupational Programs train students for entry-level employment and help them upgrade skills through advanced training. Course offerings are...  
Reliability   Reliability is the consistency of test scores obtained by the same individuals on different occasions or with different sets of equivalent items; accuracy...  
Repeated Guided Oral Reading   Repeated guided oral reading is a teaching technique used to increase reading fluency. Students "read and reread a text over and over. This repeated reading...  
Request for Application (RFA)  Organizations or individuals who seek funding through grants or other financial sources often need to submit a request for an application. This request...  
Request for Proposal (RFP)  A Request for Proposal is an invitation for providers of a product or service to bid on the right to supply that product or service to the individual...  
Retention Strategies   Retention strategies are employed in order to prevent students from dropping out of a program before achieving learning goals....  
Rhythm   Rhythm is the pattern of stresses that occur when words are put together into sentences. (Stress, Rhythm, and Intonation are important in defining the...  
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