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August 04, 2020

19 National Organizations Team Up in Support of Assessments

The COVID-19 related school closures this spring, and now the need to safely reopen schools in the fall, have brought…

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July 28, 2020

An Assessment Q&A with Luke Ragland, President of Ready Colorado

In June, ten predominant Colorado education organizations authored a letter to state leadership highlighting the importance of diagnostic assessments as…

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July 13, 2020

Measurement Matters—Support for Annual State Assessments Remains Strong Even in the Face of A Global Pandemic

On July 9, 2020, Jim Cowen, executive director of the Collaborative for Student Success, published the following memo illustrating the…

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July 06, 2020

RECAP: Assessment HQ Presents Summative Spring – June 30, 2020

Amid an unpredictable pandemic, uncertainty around schools reopening, and attempts by a few states to begin waiving standardized assessments for…

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June 30, 2020

Event Series: Explore How to Best Measure Learning Loss during COVID-19

Identifying how much academic ground America’s students have lost due to school closures will be a central issue for educators…

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June 26, 2020

RECAP: Assessment HQ Presents Diagnostic Dilemma – June 23, 2020

There’s value in using diagnostic assessments to gauge where students stand academically when the new school year starts, panelists told…

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June 22, 2020

RECAP: Assessment HQ Presents Measurement Matters – June 16, 2020

The role of assessments when schools reopen was the key topic on June 16 as Dale Chu, author of Assessment…

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June 09, 2020

In Pursuit of Equity, Thousands Sign Petition to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

The Collaborative for Student Success sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos today, June 9, 2020, informing her that…

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May 05, 2020

Allocation of CARES Act Education Funds Prompts National and State Education and Civil Rights Groups to Take Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2020) – Yesterday, the Collaborative for Student Success, along with nine organizations representing the education and…

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