These resources were developed by the Center for Assessment to support comprehensive evaluations of standardized assessments measuring college- and career-ready standards relatives to CCSSO’s Criteria for Procuring and Evaluating High […]
The Center for Assessment produced this document to help state assessment leaders and technical advisors plan for and conduct analyses of their spring 2021 state assessment results in order to […]
This report contains a summary of the deliberations and recommendations to the Utah State Board of Education from the Utah Assessment Strategic Plan Work Group.
Chris Domaleski and Scott Marion explore the potential strengths and limitations of various options for state testing in 2021 given the challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This workbook was developed to support comprehensive planning efforts for statewide summative assessments under the uncertain conditions surrounding the COVID19 pandemic.
This CCSSO-sponsored paper outlines a range of technical issues for state leaders and assessment providers to consider as they prepare for their spring 2021 state summative assessments.
This report summarizes an investigation into score changes in states administering the ACT to all high school students. The report contains numerous recommendations for ACT for improving its documentation and […]
This paper discusses how the NGSS differ from previous standards, some key structural challenges in designing assessments of the NGSS, and then provides examples of how claims in the form […]
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) addresses concerns about the effects of high-stakes achievement tests by authorizing a pilot program that allows up to seven states to apply for a […]
Scott Marion discusses the challenges and issues associated with current high school testing models and offers some thoughts about how we can improve current practices.
Assessing Student Learning of the Next Generation Science Standards RILS Summary Day One Blog Day Two Blog Download Agenda Thursday, September 28th Agenda Time Topic 8:30am Welcome to RILSScott Marion, […]
Setting the Foundation: Frameworks for Assessment, Context, and Literacy Fit the Assessment to Intended Purpose and Uses – Erika Hall Assessments: Beyond the Claims – Jeri Thompson Assessment Literacy Framework […]
This paper is the final report of a study of the effects of test interruptions in three states. It includes results of the study as well as recommendations for capturing […]
Beyond Next Generation Summative Assessments: Comprehensive Assessment Systems September 17th – September 18th Presentations From the 2015 Conference Right-sizing TestingBrian Gong, Center for AssessmentProvides advice on how to “right-size” testing […]
This Handbook and corresponding Powerpoints provide a guide for building Range and Target PLDs for large scale assessments that are designed for the multiple purposes of measuring student achievement and […]
Assessing College and Career Readiness: 2015 and Beyond September 26th-September 27th Day 1 Beyond the Common Core: Patrick Kyllonen Measurement of 21st Century Skills Within the Common Core State StandardsPatrick […]
Stuart Kahl discusses the challenges and opportunities of next generation assessment systems during the 2009 Reidy Interactive Lecture Series.
This presentation was given in a CAS SCASS session and focuses on how the definition of Proficient varies across states. It illustrates how the definitions can lead to variances in […]