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.
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.
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.
RILS: Leveraging Assessment to Support Teaching and Learning Strand
August 18, 2020
This CCSSO sponsored paper discusses assessment considerations for fall 2020, focusing on specific use-cases associated with key education stakeholders and offers 10 recommendations, which should be adapted to whichever re-opening scenario a school chooses.