There are plenty of U.S. school systems that are larger than Department of Defense Education Activity.But none can say they operate across 10 different time zones, with schools in 11 foreign countries, seven states and two U.S. territories.
Education experts from all over the country convened in New Hampshire in late September to discuss how states and school districts can make better use of interim assessments.
A new report published by Bellwether Education Partners showcases “trailblazing states” that are making big, public reforms around innovation in state assessment.
Roughly 20 million Americans were enrolled in two- and four-year colleges across the United States last year, a figure that sounds impressive until you realize that only about 57 percent of U.S. students actually graduate. More than a third never receive a credential of any kind—and the impact is profound.
Tembo is part of a new breed of organizations that translate vast amounts of complex data into information that can be easily understood by parents, teachers, educators and policy makers.
Spotlight is part of a new wave of pioneering organizations that translate vast amounts of complex assessment data into information that can be easily understood by parents, teachers, educators and policy makers.
Enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gave states broad new flexibility in the types of tests that can be used to satisfy the assessment requirement. And as a result, many states are rethinking systems of assessment.
Illinois unveiled a new statewide, growth-based accountability system predicated on the belief that everyone – no matter their level of subject-matter proficiency – has room for improvement.