To create more equitable assessment and accountability systems that empower and encourage the adoption of new teaching and learning models aligned to student-centered learning, we must shift course and provide a realistic pathway for state and local innovation. Without a clear pathway, educators and communities will lose faith in our systems and millions of federal dollars intended to support assessment innovation will not bear fruit. Now is the time to create the running room states and districts need to try new approaches and demonstrate impact.
In Clearing the Path for Assessment Innovation: The Role of Federal Policy, you will read about:
To truly move to student-centered learning at scale, education systems must be redesigned. Federal leaders can make changes that will foster increased innovation. If done well, the stories of today will inform the federal policy of tomorrow, showing us better ways to measure student learning while maintaining a deep commitment to accountability and equity.
This resource was created by the following organizations who collaborate to support education stakeholders in designing and implementing personalized learning and competency-based education systems. Together, we strive for a unified vision of fair education systems that can benefit all children.