Resurrecting an old idea about assessing school quality could allow schools to examine a broad range of data on performance and practices and lead to improvement.
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March 07, 2018
February 21, 2018
A charter school network seeks to transform education by encouraging development of a broad set of competencies, not just those measured in accountability systems.
May 15, 2017
California's school-finance reform offers flexibility and autonomy for local districts and holds them accountable for providing meaningful learning experiences.
April 18, 2017
With the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are shifting from accountability systems that label schools using a single indicator to multiple-measure systems aimed at continuous improvement.
June 15, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) offers opportunities for states, districts, and schools to strengthen teacher and school capacity to improve student learning.
May 25, 2016
What unites states is the need and desire to engage with local stakeholders to build a new definition of school quality for the ESSA era.
May 23, 2016
In this blog, Jenny Poon explains how Uber and Airbnb could provide a model for a future of locally driven assessments.
March 29, 2016
Measures such as grades, coursework, and authentic performances can provide a better picture of students' opportunities for deeper learning, according to Soung Bae of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE).
March 07, 2016
With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states now have the opportunity to explore and implement design elements into their accountability systems that support deeper learning.
October 15, 2015
States are working to replace NCLB-style accountability systems by measuring school performance through multiple indicators.