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Assessment Mythbusters for PARCC and Smarter Balanced

As states transition to new college- and career-ready standards and assessments, there is lots of misinformation about what these new assessments are and how they will affect students. In these handouts we collect some of the best arguments we’ve heard...
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What Does a High-Quality Assessment Look Like?

As states transition to new college- and career-ready standards, leaders need to be sure that the assessments they choose not only reflect those standards, but drive teaching and learning. In this document we summarize findings from assessment experts to help...
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Student Learning Objective (SLO) Library

Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) are content- and grade/course-specific learning goals that educators can use to measure what students learn over a period of time. In many states and districts, SLOs are incorporated into educator evaluations and used to measure teachers’...
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