Articles: Assessment

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.

Does Class Size Really Matter?

With Over 60 percent of school districts considering staff reductions to balance budgets, class size is likely on many educators' minds.

South Texas District Makes Nutrition and Fitness a Priority to Reduce Diabetes

For several years, Superintendent Roel Gonzalez of the Rio Grande City Consolidated (Texas) Independent School District has taken responsibility not only for student learning but also for the health of each student.

College Readiness Is Their Goal

Shortly after Superintendent Robert Duron arrived in San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District in 2006, he began to raise the bar.

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