Spotlight on Data and Assessment

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Data and Assessment

The Education Week Spotlight on Data and Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Using assessment data to understand students’ learning strategies
  • Tailoring classroom instruction through kindergarten assessments
  • How states and districts are crafting innovative tests under ESSA
  • Making sense of the data schools collect on students

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Two years after the Every Student Succeeds Act passed, few seem eager to let districts give a nationally recognized college entrance exam in place of the state assessment for high school accountability.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week

Schools are looking for ways they can use the kindergarten entry tools to tailor classroom practices with children's academic, social, and physical development needs in mind.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week

Researchers are using computerized assessment data to peel back the curtain on the strategies students use to solve test questions.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week

Buzz builds around a pilot program under the Every Student Succeeds Act that aims to jump-start the next generation of assessments.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week

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