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Equity in Assessment


Impact of a Justice-Oriented Assessment on Student Experiences
Impact of a Justice-Oriented Assessment on Student Experiences



Research Report
June 2022

Engaging Communities to Develop Culturally Sustaining Assessment
Engaging Communities to Develop Culturally-Sustaining Assessment



Research Update
May 2022

Developing a Research Agenda to Interrogate and Improve Large-Scale Test Development for Racial Equity
Developing a Research Agenda to Interrogate and Improve Large-Scale Test Development for Racial Equity

Project Spotlight
January 2022

A Call to Action: Confronting Inequity in Assessment
A Call to Action: Confronting Inequity in Assessment



White Paper
July 2021

Evolution of Equity Perspectives on Higher Education Admissions Testing: A call for increased critical consciousness
Evolution of Equity Perspectives on Higher Education Admissions Testing


Journal Article
January 2021

we are part of the problem: an argument for a renewed commitment to anti-racism in educational assessment and accountability
An Argument for a Renewed Commitment to Anti-Racism in Educational Assessment and Accountability

Blog Post
June 2020


School Accountability


Empowerment Evaluation: Assessment for Learning... For Schools
Empowerment Evaluation: Assessment for Learning... For Schools






Video and Blog Post
May 2021

Letting Go of Labels in School Accountability Systems: How the next ESEA Reauthorization Can Improve Federal Accountability Requirements
Letting Go of Labels in School Accountability Systems: How the next ESEA Reauthorization Can Improve Federal Accountability Requirements



Blog Post
March 2021

Designing and Evaluating State Systems of Identification and Support Under ESSA
Designing and Evaluating State Systems of Identification and Support Under ESSA




Paper Series
November 2017

Considering English Language Proficiency within Systems of Accountability Under ESSA
Considering English Language Proficiency within Systems of Accountability Under ESSA





White Paper
March 2017

conceptualizing and validating the
In Search of Unicorns: Conceptualizing and Validating the "Fifth Indicator" in ESSA Accountability Systems

White Paper
October 2016

Developing a Theory of Action to Support High-Quality Accountability System Design
Developing a Theory of Action to Support High-Quality Accountability System Design


White Paper
April 2016


Classroom Assessment


Supporting NGSS Assessment Literacy through Embedded Practice
Supporting NGSS Assessment Literacy through Embedded Practice

Project Spotlight
March 2022

Defining a Sociocultural Approach to Teaching Classroom Assessment
Defining a Sociocultural Approach to Teaching Classroom Assessment


Project Spotlight
December 2021

How Should we Assess Students in Fall 2020? Formative Assessment Wins Again
How Should We Assess Students in Fall 2020? Formative Assessment Wins Again

Blog Post
July 2020


Assessment Quality


Improving the Language of Achievement Level Labels for the Maryland State Assessment
Improving the Language of Achievement Level Labels in Statewide Assessment





Research Report
May 2022

Improving the Language of Achievement Level Labels for the Maryland State Assessment
Making Large-Scale Science Assessment Meaningful






Blog Post
May 2022

Using the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing to Develop a Test Evaluation Methodology
Using the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing to Develop an Evaluation Methodology




White Paper
April 2016

A Guide to Evaluating College- and Career-Ready Assessments: A Focus on Test Characteristics
A Guide to Evaluating College- and Career-Ready Assessments: A Focus on Test Characteristics

Evaluation Methodology
November 2016

Effects of Reducing the Cognitive Load of Mathematics Test Items on Student Performance
Effects of Reducing the Cognitive Load of Mathematics Test Items on Student Performance




Journal Article
January 2015


Innovative Assessment Systems


Piloting the Use of Learning Progressions within a Performance-Based Assessment System
Commentary on Federal Peer Review Guidance for Increasing Innovation in Assessment


Policy Comments
April 2022

Piloting the Use of Learning Progressions within a Performance-Based Assessment System
Piloting the Use of Learning Progressions within a Performance-Based Assessment System

Project Spotlight
July 2021

Performance Assessments and Students with Disabilities
Performance Assessments and Students with Disabilities


Blog Post
September 2017

The Readiness Roadmap for State Engagement in the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
The Readiness Roadmap for State Engagement in the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority

Series of Technical Briefs
October 2016

A Visioning Toolkit for Better Assessments under ESSA
A Visioning Toolkit for Better Assessments under ESSA



Toolkit
October 2016


Evaluating Learner Experiences


Designing an Assessment System to Capture School Transformation towards more equitable learning environments
Designing an Assessment System to Capture School Transformation towards More Equitable Learning Environments

Technical Report
May 2022

Effects of a Metacognitive Social Skill Intervention in a Rural Setting with At-Risk Adolescents
Effects of a Metacognitive Social Skill Intervention in a Rural Setting with
At-Risk Adolescents


Journal Article
June 2017

Understanding Geometry and Measurement through Service Learning
Understanding Geometry and Measurement through Service Learning



Journal Article
August 2013

The Impact of Community Service Learning Upon the Expected Political Voice of Participating College Students
The Impact of
Community Service
Learning Upon the
Expected Political
Voice of Participating
College Students

Journal Article
January 2012


Student Growth


Designing an Evidence Centered Approach to Estimating Student Growth in Non-tested Courses
Designing an Evidence-Centered Approach to Estimating Student Growth in Non-tested Courses

Project Spotlight
September 2021

The Effect of Summer Learning Loss on Annually Estimated Student Growth Percentiles
The Effect of Summer Learning Loss on Annually Estimated Student Growth Percentiles

Research Report
January 2017

Teacher and Leader Perceptions of Student Learning Objectives for Educator Evaluation
Teacher and Leader Perceptions of Student Learning Objectives for Educator Evaluation


Research Report
November 2016


Comparability in Assessment Systems


The Comparability of Scores from Different Digital Devices: A Literature Review and Recommendations
The Comparability of Scores from Different Digital Devices: A Literature Review and Recommendations


Journal Article
January 2018

Comparability in Balanced Assessment Systems for State Accountability
Comparability in Balanced Assessment Systems for State Accountability



Journal Article
Fall 2017

Comparability Options for States Applying for the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
Comparability Options for States Applying for the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority


Regulatory Comments
September 2016

Comparability by Design for Innovative Assessment Systems
Addressing Issues of Comparability in the Design and Implementation of an Innovative Assessment System

White Paper
July 2016

Score comparability across computerized assessment delivery devices
Score Comparability across Computerized Assessment Delivery Devices

White Paper
June 2016


Diversity and Inclusion


The Future of Assessment Depends on Elevating Culturally Diverse Perspectives
The Future of Assessment Depends on Elevating Culturally Diverse Perspectives

Journal Article
September 2021

Addressing the Lack of Representation in Assessment Leadership
Addressing the Lack of Representation in Assessment Leadership


Keynote Address
April 2021

Advancing Gender and Racial Equity in Educational Measurement
Advancing Gender and Racial Equity in Educational Measurement

Project Spotlight
November 2020

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