Basic Early Assessment of Reading™


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SKU trol-16133036
Author Riverside Publishing
Purpose Designed “to assess young students’ acquisition of the essential components of reading—phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral reading fluency.”
Publication Date 2002.
Acronym BEAR®.
Note In September 2021, the test publisher advised the Buros Center for Testing that this test is out of print.
Publisher PRO-ED
Publisher address PRO-ED, 1301 W. 25th St., Suite 300, Austin, TX 78705-4248; Telephone: 800-897-3202; FAX: 800-397-7633; E-mail:; Web:
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Reviewed In R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook.
Price $15.00