This update focuses on the role of standards in education and how standards-based instruction may improve student outcomes. State examples and an annotated list of resources are included.
This update defines validity and reliability as a function of high quality assessments. An annotated list of resources is included.
This update discusses alternatives to popular summative assessments for college and career readiness. An annotated list of resources and examples is included.
This update is designed to help readers understand and define standards and alignment in the context of curriculum and assessment. State examples and an annotated list of resources are also provided.
This update includes a scan of six states’ professional development opportunities related to standards implementation practices. The scan was completed in order to examine how those states support their standards implementation processes.