Articles: Assessment

Turning Around Kentucky

This turnaround expert has used formative assessment (and common sense) to raise achievement in three districts in six years.

Michigan Education Achievement Authority

John Covington talks about the new organization to improve the lowest-performing 5 percent of schools in Michigan.

Common Core Testing Online Without Constant Connectivity?

A new survey of Louisiana schools reveals a critical issue facing most states nationwide: schools are lacking the technology needed to conduct online testing required by the Common Core State Standards.

Year One of Texas Textbook Adoption Freedom

The 2011-2012 school year marked the first time in decades that Texas school districts could purchase instructional materials without approval by the state board of education.

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