Spotlight on Math Assessment

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Math Assessment

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The Education Week Spotlight on Math Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Assessments that better gauge depth and complexity
  • Evaluating the high school math Common Core Standards
  • Narrowing the gap between math goals and assessments
  • The role of math problems in assessment

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

An Education Week survey of every state finds that only 21 still plan to use the shared tests designed for the Common Core State Standards.
March 23, 2016 – Education Week

Even some of the most ardent supporters of the standards say the ones developed for the upper grades have weaknesses and should be revisited.
February 25, 2015 – Education Week

Educators would have an easier time narrowing the achievement gap if learning goals and assessments in math were revised, Regina Scanlon argues.
June 17, 2015 – Education Week

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