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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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The Standard - Article

Breakthrough or Breakdown? School Accountability in Flux

Time to steer systems toward better balance and coherence.

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The Standard - Article

Test-Based Accountability in Distressed Times

State leaders should stick with their assessments because they improve student learning and school performance.

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Press Release

NASBE Releases Reports on Policies to Support Quality Early Education and Remote Learning

There's a role to play for state board leaders to advance high quality early education and remote learning.

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Education Leaders Reports

Start Strong: Supporting Early Childhood Education through Policy

State boards of education can leverage their existing authority to ensure that all early learners have access to a quality education. This report is a product of a workgroup NASBE convened on early childhood education.

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