Assessment

Quick Guide to the New Federal Education Policy
Obama signs ESSA

In December 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law, ushering in a long-awaited update to the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act. The latter policy—frequently referred to as NCLB—carried with it an emphasis on accountability by mandating the annual testing of students in...

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How to Structure an Effective Assessment Plan

Before selecting or administering an assessment for a school or district, it is absolutely critical to understand the core objective of the test being administered, as well how reliable and valid the results of the assessment are in terms of decision-making.

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