Assessment, Accountability, Achievement

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A bipartisan deal awaiting action in the House and the Senate would rewrite the law to give states lots of leeway on accountability, school turnarounds, and teacher evaluation, while keeping such “transparency” provisions as annual student testing.
November 25, 2015 - Education Week
States get the chance to buy only parts of the consortium's common-core-aligned tests, instead of the whole system, and can pick their own vendor.
November 17, 2015 - Education Week (Web)
Ask five teachers what formative assessment is and you're likely to get five different definitions.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
Richard J. Stiggins, an advocate of classroom assessments in the service of learning, identifies common misunderstandings about formative assessment.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
Experts warn against grading formative assessments, but teachers sometimes worry that students won't take the tasks seriously any other way.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
PARCC and Smarter Balanced have formative assessments that enable teachers to see if students 'get it' long before the tests.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
In a growing number of schools, student self-assessments are just another part of the learning process.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
In Denver and elsewhere, learning progressions offer one tool teachers can use in the formative-assessment process.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
Education-technology tools have made it easier for teachers to keep tabs on students' understanding.
November 9, 2015 - Education Week
Response to intervention failed to improve the reading skills of students identified for initial interventions in a 13-state study.
November 6, 2015 - Education Week

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