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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.

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
Introduction to Classroom Assessment Literacy Modules

RILS: Leveraging Assessment to Support Teaching and Learning Strand
August 18, 2020

Authors:
Carla Evans
Jeri Thompson
Date:
2020-08-11
Restart & Recovery: Assessment Considerations for Fall 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.

Authors:
Scott Marion
Brian Gong
Will Lorie
Rebecca Kockler
Date:
2020-07-14