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A Framework for Examining Validity in State Accountability Systems
Without validation evidence for their accountability systems, states would be unable to effectively defend against lawsuits, likely lose credibility among their stakeholders, and almost cert …
Categories: Literature Review, Practice Guide / Handbook , Case Studies | Type: Publication

A Review and Empirical Comparison of Approaches for Improving the Reliability of Objective Level Scores
This paper addresses the psychometric issues associated with estimating objective level scores, often referred to as subscores. The paper introduces the concepts of reliability and validity …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report | Type: Publication

Addressing Two Commonly Unrecognized Sources of Score Instability in Annual State Assessments
The work reported in this paper reflects a collaborative effort of many individuals representing multiple organizations. It began during a session at the October 2008 meeting of TILSA when a …
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An Analysis of Accommodations Issues from the Standards and Assessments Peer Review
Second in a series of three publications for states addressing accommodations and students with disabilities. This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the peer review guidance i …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report, Case Studies | Type: Publication

Analysis of U.S. and International Educational Goal Frameworks

Analysis of U.S. and International Educational Goal Frameworks
A two-part analysis demonstrating (1) common themes across international educational goal frameworks, and (2) common foundational skills across U.S. labor industries. …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Video
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Assessing Students' Affect Related to Assessment for Learning
Teachers who currently implement AFL have no systematic way of discerning the affective impact of this approach on their students. In an effort to provide teachers with tools for tracking st …
Categories: Literature Review, Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication

CCSSO Webinar: English Language Learners and Science: Using the ELPD Framework
This webinar will focus on the key practices in forthcoming Next Generation Science standards and the features of discipline-specific language used by teachers and students while engaged in …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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CCSSO Webinar: Overview of the English Language Proficiency Development Framework
CCSSO is hosting a webinar to provide an overview of a new publication regarding the Common Core and English Language Learners. Come learn about the English Language Proficiency Development …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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CCSSO Webinar: What Teachers Can Learn from the New PARCC and Smarter Balanced Sample Assessment Items
CCSSO hosted a webinar with 2012 National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki on the recently released Partnership for Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced sample …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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Chiefs’ Pocket Guide to Class Size: A Research Synthesis to Inform State Class Size Policies

Chiefs’ Pocket Guide to Class Size: A Research Synthesis to Inform State Class Size Policies
A guide to make sense of current and historical class size research literature for use by Chief State School Officers and state education agnecy staff …
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Determining Adequate Yearly Progress in a State Performance or Proficiency Index Model
The purpose of this paper is to present an overview regarding how several states use a performance or proficiency index in their determination of adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the No …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report, Case Studies | Type: Publication

English Language Learners and English Language Arts: Using the ELPD Framework
This webinar will focus on the key practices in the English language arts standards and the features of discipline-specific language used by teachers and students while engaged in the learni …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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Formative Assessment and Next-Generation Assessment Systems: Are We Losing an Opportunity?

Formative Assessment and Next-Generation Assessment Systems: Are We Losing an Opportunity?
With this publication, CCSSO seeks to illuminate and enrich the discussions around student assessment and help lead the development of more effective ways to assess student learning. These d …
Category: Literature Review | Type: Publication
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Growth Model Comparison Study: A Summary of Results
This paper is a summary of the Goldschmidt multi-state study (2012) and is intended to provide timely and comprehensible information for practitioners and other stakeholders who may not have …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report | Type: Publication

High School Graduation: State Policies Driving Transparency and Success
The report describes recent state actions aimed at ensuring all students graduate from high school college-and career-ready, and policy issues such as graduation rate calculations, accountab …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Publication

Interim Assessment Practices and Avenues for State Involvement – Appendices
This is a companion piece to the study summarizing the findings from case-studies profiling seven jurisdictions that administer, or support the use of, interim or benchmark assessments. Det …
Categories: Literature Review, Case Studies | Type: Publication

Joint CCSSO-ASCD Webinar: EduCore: Tools for Teaching the Common Core
This webinar, hosted jointly by CCSSO and ASCD, will provide a tutorial on EduCore, a repository of evidence-based strategies, videos, and supporting documents that help middle and high scho …
Category: Topical Research Summary | Type: Webinar
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Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions: The Innovation Lab Network State Framework for College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness, and Implications for State Policy

Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions: The Innovation Lab Network State Framework for College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness, and Implications for State Policy
This white paper provides the Innovation Lab Network's framework for defining college and career readiness consistent with deeper learning, and describes policy and implementation considerat …
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Learning Progressions: Supporting Instruction and Formative Assessment
This paper describes the characteristics of learning progressions and how they can support teachers' use of formative assessment. The paper was commissioned and supported by the FAST SCASS. …
Categories: Literature Review, Case Studies | Type: Publication

Literature Review for the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards (2011)

Literature Review for the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards (2011)
The purpose of the literature review is to a) identify areas within the updated InTASC standards that are supported by empirical evidence and b) identify areas within the standards that are …
Category: Literature Review | Type: Publication

Local and State Flexibility to Use Federal Funding for College and Career Ready Standards Implementation
CCSSO hosted a webinar exploring local and state flexibility in the use of federal funds for college and career ready standards. The webinar featured a presentation from Dr. Monique Chism, D …
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Performance, Value, and Accountability: Public Policy Goals and Legal Implications of the Use of Performance Assessments in the Preparation and Licensing of Educators
Performance, Value, and Accountability: Public Policy Goals and Legal Implications of the Use of Performance Assessments in the Preparation and Licensing of Educators …
Category: Literature Review | Type: Publication

Research-based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Mathematics for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities
Review of literature and research regarding research-based practices in mathematics for students with significant intellectual disabilities. …
Categories: Literature Review, Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication

Research-based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Reading and Literacy for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities
Review of literature and research regarding research-based practices in reading and literacy for students with significant intellectual disabilities. …
Categories: Literature Review, Practice Guide / Handbook | Type: Publication

Research-based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Science for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities
Review of literature and research regarding research-based practices in science for students with significant intellectual disabilities. …
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Standards for Educational Leaders: An Analysis
The purpose of this report: Standards for Educational Leaders: An Analysis, written by Mary Canole (CCSSO) and Michelle D. Young (UCEA), is to review the ISLLC 2008 standards in light of tod …
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The Quality Imperative: A State Guide to Achieving the Promise of Expanded Learning Opportunities
This publication highlights the characteristics of high-quality ELOs and the specific action steps state leaders can take to lead the effort to implement a comprehensive state ELO quality sy …
Categories: Topical Research Summary , Case Studies | Type: Publication

Validation of Uses and Interpretations of State Assessments
This paper focuses on consequential validity, an area of validity that states have not directly addressed as part of the NCLB peer review process. Primary attention is given to evidence rega …
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Validity Threats: Detection and Control Practices for State and Local Education Officials
The passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) required all states to implement or revise accountability and reporting systems using a set of business rules prescribed within the …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report, Case Studies | Type: Publication

Vertical Scaling in Standards-Based Educational Assessment and Accountability Systems
This paper describes vertical scaling as a method for linking a set of test forms of increasing difficulty, and explores the applicability of these methods for standards-based educational ac …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report | Type: Program, Publication