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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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October 07, 2020

COVID Slide Quicksheet Interview Series: Peer Reviewers Discuss Analyzing District Reopening and Recovery Plans

This summer, the Collaborative for Student Success teamed up with the Center on Reinventing Public Education to convene a panel…

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September 22, 2020

Experts Find Promising Reopening Actions By Districts

As school districts across the country braced themselves for the immensely complicated task of preparing reopening and recovery plans amid…

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August 24, 2020

A COVID Slide Quick Sheet Interview with Christina Theokas, Ph.D. and Vice President of Applied Science at Turnaround for Children

As teachers and administrators begin to work with students in a physical classroom or virtual setting, support will need to…

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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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