"This superintendent was facing the same challenge as many other districts—all his assessments were getting lumped into the accountability world."Read More
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I'm a big believer that anyone, anywhere, can achieve this level of instruction if they focus again and again on observing for the sake of development, not evaluation.Read More
After over ten years of working with hundreds of systems and schools across the country, we want to ensure that many of our best tools, resources, and organizational knowledge are shared beyond our partner schools and passed along to all educatorsRead More
We need to flip the way we think about assessments away from the idea that they are only a vehicle for data, and towards the idea that they are powerful instructional resources.Read More
We applaud the administration’s first step to address our nation’s over-testing challenge. Now we need guidance on the kinds of assessments states and districts should prioritize. Without this, the situation we face several years from now could be worse than the one we face today.Read More
ANet’s co-founder and president argues that we all need to pay attention to the harmful biases simple words can communicate.Read More