CSAI held its annual conference on December 10–11, 2015 at WestEd’s San Francisco office. During this one-and-a-half day conference, CSAI staff and attendees discussed states’ needs regarding instruction, assessment, accountability, and communication following the 2014–15 assessments. Sessions focused on providing support for regional and content centers, and the states and regions they support, in the […]
In September 2018, CSAI presented on the impact of ESSA on state systems for content standards, assessment, and school accountability. This presentation provides an overview of ESSA regulations, required state actions, and major changes from Elementary and Secondary Education Act regulations.
This update provides an overview of key dates related to the state submission of consolidated plans aligned with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Included are links to resources for understanding ESSA and its statutory requirements.
CSAI presented at the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee meeting on state requirements related to English Learners under the Every Student Succeeds Act. This presentation includes federal policy requirements, state implementation examples, and considerations for how the Committee may approach their own decision-making.
This report provides a summary of the 17 ESSA plans submitted by May 31, 2017 to the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of this report is to provide an at-a-glance look at how states articulated decisions related to standards, assessment, accountability, and instruction of English learners in their submitted consolidated state plans.
This report provides an analysis of the key factors that states will need or want to consider in determining which school quality or student success measures to include in their accountability systems.