Assessment Literacy Standards: A National Imperative
The purpose of this publication is to increase assessment literacy for policymakers, district and school administrators, teachers, and students. To do so, the authors have created assessment literacy standards for each stakeholder group. Emphasis is on maximizing assessment benefits, reducing negative consequences, increasing assessment literacy and improving student achievement. The publication includes an assessment glossary. Several very short appendices describe assessment development, assessment purposes, assessment methods, assessment uses and tools, and scoring tools.