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Next-Generation Assessment amid the Pandemic

Join us for a conversation about state assessment and accountability.

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New Issue of the Standard Helps State Boards Weigh State Assessment Systems

There is no better time for state policy leaders to reexamine their assessment systems to address long-standing challenges, say authors in the new issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard.

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The Standard

Next-Generation Assessment

The pandemic’s uncertain trajectory has raised new questions about state assessment and accountability systems. There is no better time for state policy leaders to reexamine their assessment systems to address long-standing challenges, say authors in the new issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard.

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The Standard - Article

States Experiment with Assessment through Innovative Pilots

Five states received federal waivers for regular assessments so they could pilot assessment systems in select districts or schools over five years.

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The Standard - Article

How a Crisis Can Transform Learning, Teaching, and Assessment

State policymakers should take the opportunity to reimagine their education systems.

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The Standard - Article

We Should Listen to the Canaries

How alternate assessments for students with disabilities and English learners can point us toward better systems for all.

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The Standard - Article

Four Test Questions for State Boards

These questions can help frame conversations on assessment approval and intersections with state accountability.

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The Standard - Article

A Shifting Landscape for State Testing

It is important to understand the history of state summative assessment in the United States.

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The Standard - Article

Performance Assessments: Promises and Pitfalls

By learning from the past, state boards can add depth and relevance to their assessment systems.

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