Articles: Assessment

Searching for Assessment Vendors

While administrators wait for more information about the Common Core assessments, PARCC and SBAC are developing them, including seeking vendors to write test questions.

Climate Change Is the New Evolution Debate

The decision to include this discussion in the curriculum and how to tackle it has been largely left to states and individual districts.

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.

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