A new report argues for assessment systems that reflect knowledge about cognition and human development to replace the outmoded tests that dominate schools now.
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October 03, 2014
October 01, 2014
A new study shows that hard-to-measure but critical competencies can in fact be measured effectively.
September 19, 2014
A way of assessing progress toward deeper learning can help ensure that all students have opportunities for high-quality learning environments, says Kathleen Cushman.
August 11, 2014
Like Ph.D. candidates, some high school graduates must show what they know before moving to the next level.
May 23, 2014
Will states' decisions on testing result in better tests? Maybe not, research suggests.
May 21, 2014
The field tests have provoked enthusiasm and anxiety, but they can point to better testing in 2015.
May 16, 2014
A new NAEP Test might encourage more schools to address a critical competency.
May 14, 2014
A deeper look at the findings from the assessment shows the relationship between instruction and student performance.
May 09, 2014
Too few high school seniors can interpret a text or develop a math formula.
May 06, 2014
Why not use a College Entrance Portfolio for college admissions?