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Aug 17, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Virtual (ARCHIVE)
Assessment Innovation: Selecting the Right Path Forward

Almost no one is satisfied with the status quo in assessment and accountability. With so many voices clamoring for innovation, how can state policymakers select the right path forward?

In this third session of our Assessment and Accountability NASBE Member Learning Series, led by the Center for Assessment’s Scott Marion and Carla Evans, we explore the most prominent areas of so-called innovation and review the pros and cons of different options. This learning session covered:

This session:

  • Explores what it means to innovate;
  • Reviews prominent innovation ideas, such as: Through-year assessment; Competency-based assessment; and Technology-enhanced assessment;
  • Discusses trade-offs of innovation vs. stability and the time necessary to do this work well; and
  • Suggests a process to explore innovation in a principled manner.

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