Assessment in 2020: How data will mitigate COVID-related learning losses

Assessment is critical to providing targeted instruction in any year, but this fall, understanding where learning gaps exist will be essential for schools looking to make up lost ground

In normal times, a discussion about the future of assessment might look five years ahead to talk about the prospects of more authentic computer-aided assessments or potential developments in continuous … Read More

How districts can use data now to plan for the fall

Start the year strong by leveraging existing and new metrics to identify performance gaps and increase performance

As schools rushed to move face-to-face classes online, the unique challenges faced by students attempting to learn remotely came to the surface. The enormous loss of instructional time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to widen performance gaps in public education.