BOSTON & DURHAM, N.C. - Aug. 29, 2006 - MetaMetrics® Inc., developer of The Lexile Framework® for Reading, today announced a collaboration with National Braille Press. The company donated its time to provide Lexile® measures for 83 books in the Press' "Early Reader Series." The Press also obtained levels for more than 330 other books in the series using the Lexile Book Database. Now when blind and visually impaired children make the transition from storybooks to intermediate readers with these braille books, they can select titles that match their reading abilities.

As the most widely adopted reading measure in use today,...

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