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Using Multiple Measures to Redefine Success

Publication Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Using multiple measures, instead of just test scores, to determine an education endeavor's success can lead to enhanced student performance, better decision making, and a more comprehensive view of school quality and student achievement. There's no single way to do multimetric evaluation right. Each state and local community must determine for itself the ideal outcomes for its students. This guide by renowned assessment expert W. James Popham offers educators, policymakers, and the public a step-by-step process for identifying and evaluating the criteria by which progress toward their unique goals can be measured.