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April 27, 2021

Collaborative Director Jim Cowen – Statement on Rigorous K-12 Standards

On April 27, 2021, Jim Cowen, executive director of the Collaborative for Student Success, published the statement below in response…

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March 31, 2021

TN Education Commissioner Discusses Need for Data to Inform COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

TENESSEE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER PENNY SCHWINN: “When we are able to measure student growth and learning through statewide assessments, we are…

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March 10, 2021

AZ Governor Speaks Out: Spring K12 Assessments are Part of COVID-19 Recovery

ARIZONA GOVERNOR DUCEY: “Parents should have a basic understanding of how their school delivered for their children during this unprecedented…

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February 23, 2021

Collaborative Statement Following U.S. Department of Education Decision to Maintain Annual Statewide Testing

On February 23, Jim Cowen, executive director of the Collaborative for Student Success, published the following statement on the U.S.…

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February 08, 2021

Parents, Educators and Civil Rights Advocates Want Assessment Data to Help Student Recovery Efforts

Parents, teachers, and policy makers need a complete and objective picture of how each student is doing academically during the…

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February 03, 2021

Collaborative Director Jim Cowen – Statement Following Senate Confirmation Hearing for Dr. Miguel Cardona for Education Secretary

On February 3, 2021, Jim Cowen, executive director of the Collaborative for Student Success, published the below statement following the…

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January 29, 2021

The Importance of Assessing Student Learning This Spring

Teachers, parents, policymakers, and advocates all need a complete and consistent picture of how students fared during disruptions caused by…

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January 13, 2021

A COVID Slide Quick Sheet Interview with Darin Nielsen, Utah Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning

As the pandemic continues to disrupt learning across the nation, a growing chorus of education and civil rights organizations, business…

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December 18, 2020

Supporting State Assessment Amid a Pandemic: A Q&A with National Test Vendors

Recently, the Collaborative for Student Success and EducationCounsel spoke with representatives from major statewide summative assessment vendors to learn more…

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