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Center for Assessment team members write and present extensively on topics relating to assessment and accountability. As part of our mission and in order to increase and improve assessment and accountability practices nationally, we make our guides, presentations, papers, reports and other resources widely available.

Using Opportunity-to-Learn Data to Support Educational Equity

Scott Marion describes the importance of collecting opportunity-to-learn (OTL) data and provides a framework to help states begin an OTL data collection and reporting system.

Authors:
Scott Marion
Date:
2020-10-23
This is Not a Test, This is an Emergency: Special Considerations for Assessing and Advancing Equity in School-Year 2020-21

This policy brief, co-authored with colleagues from the Aspen Institute, presents a balanced approach for state education and policy leaders regarding state assessment and opportunity-lo-learn data collection efforts in 2020-2021.

Authors:
Scott Marion
Danielle Gonzales
Ross Wiener
Alissa Peltzman
Files:
Date:
2020-10-01
Summative State Assessment in Spring 2021: A Workbook to Support Planning and Decision-Making

This workbook was developed to support comprehensive planning efforts for statewide summative assessments under the uncertain conditions surrounding the COVID19 pandemic.

Authors:
Michelle Boyer
Nathan Dadey
Leslie Keng
Date:
2020-09-30
The Changing Landscape of Statewide Assessment: Shifts towards Systems of Assessments

The landscape of statewide, large-scale educational assessment is shifting away from “stand-alone” summative assessments and towards integrated sets of assessments designed to support various interpretations and uses. This coordinated session explores how the theory of systems of assessments is being applied in multiple contexts, and provides insight into challenges and opportunities inherent in developing and implementing integrated sets of assessments in real world settings.

Authors:
Brian Gong
Nathan Dadey
Michelle Boyer
Abby Javurek
Paul Nichols
Garron Gianopulos & Carla Evans
Date:
2020-08-24
Restart and Recovery: Assessments in Spring 2021

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.

Authors:
Leslie Keng
Michelle Boyer
Scott Marion
Date:
2020-08-12