This paper discusses challenges with setting appropriate goals that are ambitious and achievable within the state's accountability context. The paper also provides practical guidance for state policymakers and designers of school accountability systems to set appropriate goals.
In 2011, CCSSO, on behalf of the states, released a vision for accountability as laid out in nine accountability principles (the Principles). These Principles were intended to serve as the framework for advancing state accountability systems beyond the limitations of NCLB.
This document is a presentation covering an overview of regulations in accountability and state plans.
Formative Assessment for Students with Disabilities
Replacing summative assessment with interim1 assessment is, for many, a seemingly attractive proposition.
State Systems of Identification and Support under ESSA: Evaluating Identification Methods and Results in an Accountability System
This paper is the second in a series of two discussing systems of school identification and support
under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This paper focuses on both technical and policy
State Systems of Identification and Support under ESSA: A Focus on Designing and Revising Systems of School Identification
This is the first paper in a series of two discussing systems of school identification and support
under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The purpose of this paper is to provide a fairly
This website is a repository of accountability and reporting resources, such as state and school report card examples. To access the website please go to: https://resourcelibrary.ccsso.org/
State report cards should help families, educators, policymakers, and other critical stakeholders in your state understand and act on education information for schools, school districts, and your state as a whole.
Building capacity and promoting innovation in education accountability has never been more important.