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[ESSA Update] How States Are Planning to Meet Accountability Requirements

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- Dave Adams

Since the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December of 2015, states have had the mandate to design new accountability systems. States are now ready to begin submitting their plans to the U.S. Department of Education for review. We're taking a look at what these state plans include.

Measuring Student Academic Growth in Personalized and Adaptive Learning Models

Friday, February 17, 2017 -- Dave Adams

As state standards, tests, and accountability all continue to evolve toward higher expectations of student performance, growth-based assessment models are gaining popularity. We're taking a closer look at the difference between growth and proficiency, and the benefits growth-based models have to offer.

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