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Why Data Matters Series: How Understanding Assessment Data Can Transform Your School

Quality educational assessments not only capture data on learning and achievement but also are fundamentally changing the way teachers teach, students learn, and parents engage in classrooms around the world. They provide essential information to guide genuine education reform and … Continue reading

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Why Data Matters Series: How Understanding Assessment Data Can Transform Your School

Quality educational assessments not only capture data on learning and achievement but also are fundamentally changing the way teachers teach, students learn, and parents engage in classrooms around the world. They provide essential information to guide genuine education reform and … Continue reading

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ShadowCAT: Taking Computer Adaptive Testing to a Whole New Level

Computer adaptive tests (CATs) are computer-administered tests that tailor the selection of test items during the administration of the assessment based on the responses of examinees. By adapting the difficulty of the test to the ability level of the examinee, … Continue reading

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COMMON CORE: IT’S 2014. ARE YOU READY?

For many months now, we’ve been sharing information and resources to help gear everyone up for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. These standards have become fodder for many debates over educational standards, changes, and resources (or lack … Continue reading

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TASC: Ready, Set, GO January 2014!

Many educators are preparing for a big change: The standard high school equivalency test, used since 2002, will not be available for retakes after December 31, 2013.  What this means is that states across the U.S. must decide on a … Continue reading

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