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Posted: October 21, 2014 by David Conley

A New Era for Educational Assessment

It is commonly argued that in order to succeed in today’s postindustrial society, all young people need to complete a rigorous academic curriculum that focuses on advanced content knowledge, critical thinking, and problem solving. Nonetheless, most U.S. schools continue to measure students’ progress by testing them on a narrow set of discrete reading and math skills. Indeed, these are just about the only indicators of student achievement that “count” in federal and state accountability systems.




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