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  • Florida State University Researchers Receive $3.3 Million Federal Grant

    Florida State University Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology Dr. Christopher Lonigan and Associate Professor of Education Dr. Beth Phillips recently received a $3.3 million research grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). IES is the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education.

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  • Dr. Donald Compton Named 2016 AERA Fellow

    Florida Center for Reading Research faculty member Dr. Donald Compton has been named a 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow.

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Research Projects

Learn more about recently completed and ongoing research projects undertaken by FCRR and the faculty involved. Discover how FCRR improves reading instruction, intervention and assessment in Florida and beyond.

Mission

The Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) is a multidisciplinary research center at Florida State University. FCRR explores all aspects of reading research—basic research into literacy-related skills for typically developing readers and those who struggle, studies of effective prevention and intervention, and psychometric work on formative assessment.

The Center’s Four Part Mission:
  • To conduct basic research on reading, reading growth, reading assessment, and reading instruction that will contribute to the scientific knowledge of reading and benefit students in Florida and throughout the nation.
  • To disseminate information about research-based practices related to literacy instruction and assessment for children in pre-K through 12th grade.
  • To conduct applied research that will have an immediate impact on policy and practices related to literacy instruction in Florida.
  • To provide technical assistance to Florida’s schools and to the State Department of Education for the improvement of literacy outcomes in students from pre-K through 12th grade.