This document, A School Finder to Empower: Case Study of Louisiana’s New School Report Card, shows how one state went from theory to action in the development and implementation of a new report card system.
Innovative Approaches and Measurement Considerations for the Selection of the School Quality and Student Success Indicator under ESSA
This paper, written in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), provides a deep and nuanced examination of how states might respond to the student success or school quality indicator accountability provision (i.e., the so-called “5th indicator”) under the Every Stude
The Collaborative Meeting dates for membership year 2017-2018 and membership year 2018-2019.
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.
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).
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).