This Just In...STAR Reading

Advantage Learning Systems, Inc. has released a new version of its popular STAR Reading software, a computer-adaptive, nationally normed reading test for classroom use. The new version includes a 70-percent larger item bank of test questions, including both vocabulary-in-context items and new “authentic text” questions. Its adaptive technology produces precise scores in less than ten minutes, and permits re-testing throughout the school year to gauge progress. For detailed information, visit

This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.