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FEATURED INITIATIVES

 
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ESSA Accountability

Center associates are supporting more than a dozen states responding to the Every Student Succeeds Act with inventive and technically defensible accountability designs.

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Innovative Assessment Systems

The Center is leading the way in helping states and districts design and implement innovative assessment systems. The Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) project in New Hampshire is a notable example of the Center’s work in this area.

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Comparability

Assessment comparability continues to be a challenging topic. The Center is working with states and other partners to address comparability issues with consortium as well as with other innovative assessment systems.

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SUPPORTING STATES IN DESIGNING ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS

Center Senior Associate Joseph Martineau and Executive Director Scott Marion supported the Wyoming legislature and Department of Education by leading the Wyoming Assessment Task Force to frame a new coherent state assessment system that connects both interim and summative assessment to maximize the usefulness of the system. 

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CENTER NEWS

Brian Gong
Brian Gong and former Center for Assessment colleagues Christy Schneider and Karla Egan had a chapter published in the recently released volume,…

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Scott Marion
Executive Director Scott Marion was recently invited to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce…

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Chris Domaleski
Associate Director Chris Domaleski, along with Senior Associate Brian Gong and colleagues at the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)…

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Center Associate Susan Lyons, who has been leading the technical analyses for New Hampshire's innovative assessment system, just published a paper…

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The Center engages in deep partnerships with state and district education leaders to increase student learning through more meaningful educational assessment and accountability practices.