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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.

Developing Scale Scores & Cut Scores for On-Demand Assessments of Individual Standards

This work examines how scale scores and cut scores can be developed for a set of thirty one interim assessments. Each of these thirty one interim, or “mini-assessments”, covers a single fourth grade math CCSS standard or sub-standard and is meant to provide on-demand information of mastery of a given standard.

Authors:
Nathan Dadey
Shuqin Tao
Leslie Keng
Date:
2018-04-16
The opportunities and challenges of a systems approach to assessment.

Scott Marion offers a commentary on papers by Mark Wilson and Lorrie Shepard and colleagues in a special issue of Educational Measurement: Issues and Practices.

Authors:
Scott Marion
Files:
Date:
2018-03-25
Alabama Assessment Task Force Briefs

The Center has developed a series of briefs to support Alabama’s Assessment Task Force as they make decisions for their new assessment system. These briefs include topics such as content coverage, testing time, adaptive testing, field testing, and timeline development. They are intended to provide a high-level overview of the constraints and decisions states should consider as they design their assessment systems.

Authors:
Juan D'Brot
Scott Marion
Date:
2018-01-16
Alabama Assessment Task Force Briefs

The Center has developed a series of briefs to support Alabama’s Assessment Task Force as they make decisions for their new assessment system. These briefs include topics such as content coverage, testing time, adaptive testing, field testing, and timeline development. They are intended to provide a high-level overview of the constraints and decisions states should consider as they design their assessment systems.

Alabama Assessment Task Force Briefs

The Center has developed a series of briefs to support Alabama’s Assessment Task Force as they make decisions for their new assessment system. These briefs include topics such as content coverage, testing time, adaptive testing, field testing, and timeline development. They are intended to provide a high-level overview of the constraints and decisions states should consider as they design their assessment systems.

Authors:
Juan D'Brot
Scott Marion
Date:
2018-01-16