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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.

Breakthrough or Breakdown. School Accountability in Flux

Chris Domaleski explores design principles and approaches to steer accountability systems toward better balance and coherence.

Authors:
Chris Domaleski
Date:
2020-09-30
Restart and Recovery: Alternative Approaches to State Testing in 2021

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.

Authors:
Chris Domaleski
Scott Marion
Date:
2020-09-30
Restart and Recovery: The Outlook for School Accountability

This paper, supported by CCSSO, provides guidance to help education leaders tackle accountability design and implementation decisions in light of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors:
Juan D’Brot
Erika Landl
Chris Domaleski
Chris Brandt
Date:
2020-09-30
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