Articles: Assessment

Donor Comes with Controversy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers struggling districts a pot of gold—but with strings attached.

See the Future, Change the Present

Predictive analysis can support quick change and raise student high school graduation and college completion rates.

Education Stakeholders Need Shared Access to Data

Longitudinal data is improving nationwide, but states must also help stakeholders access this data to inform decisions and improve student achievement.

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

How to Avoid Testing Irregularities

One administrator uses professional development to steer clear of inadvertent violations of testing protocol.

Taking the Helm in Cheating Scandals

District leaders are increasing security and laying down the law to avert cheating on high-stakes tests.

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