CenterLine Blog

SOAR Scholars take flight

The SOAR Scholars Take Flight

The Strengthening Opportunities in Assessment and Research program enables SOAR scholars to pursue careers in measurement and psychometrics.

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Let's stop pretending we have a 100-point grading scale.

Zero Tolerance for Zeroes

It’s Time to Stop Pretending We Have a “100-Point” Grading Scale Grading and grading scales are one of the most ubiquitous aspects of schooling, but it is also one of the most controversial and …

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An appeal to state leaders to increase the use of formative assessment in classrooms.

If I Ruled the World… 

Three Suggestions for State Department Leaders to Increase Formative Assessment Practices in Classrooms “If I ruled the world, I would mandate greater use of formative assessment practices in every …

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An appeal for a federal education law change

Just Give Us a Little 

Please Make One Small Change in Federal Testing Law to Yield Big Improvements State standardized tests are criticized for a number of key reasons, including the dearth of historically marginalized ind…

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Test Score Reports

Lead with the Reports

What I Learned About Creating Effective Test Score Reports From the Great Ron Hambleton  Sadly, one of the giants in the field of educational measurement has recently passed away – Dr.

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Heading to California for conferences!

California, Here We Come!

The Center Welcomes the Return of In-Person AERA and NCME Conferences After two years of virtual conferences, meetings, and just about everything else, Center professionals are excited to gather in Sa…

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