Readability Matters is excited to announce that we have teamed up with the nonprofit ReadWorks to enhance testing materials used in research with K-12 students. ReadWorks uses cognitive science research to create world-class content. They currently serve over 16 million students and are growing rapidly as learning becomes more digital.

Readability Matters uses ReadWorks carefully curated content and comprehension questions in our prototyping and our work with other researchers. ReadWorks shares the goal to expand understanding of Readability Features and their impact on reading performance, comprehension, and long-term learning. 

“ReadWorks is excited to team with Readability Matters and researchers exploring Readability impacts.  We have a collective goal of improving outcomes for all learners.”

Susanne Nobles, PhD
Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

About ReadWorks: The nonprofit ReadWorks partners with K-12 teachers across the country to solve our nation’s literacy crisis. ReadWorks does this by bridging the gap between research and practice in reading comprehension instruction. ReadWorks leverages cognitive-science research to create high-impact instructional materials and tools that are designed for immediate use within the practical realities of current U.S. classrooms. Log on to to access their library of content, curriculum, and tools.