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Take Five for Testing

July 15, 2020

There’s been a lot happening in the world of assessment. In case you missed any of it, here’s a quick recap of five stories: States have started lining up for 2021 testing waivers We all suspected it was bound to happen, but who knew it would happen so soon?…

A quick recap of “Measurement Matters”

June 22, 2020

By Dale Chu Last Tuesday, I had the pleasure of hosting the first of three online events delving into the proper role of assessments in the wake of COVID-19. My guests were Chris Woolard, Senior Executive Director for Performance and Impact at the Ohio Department of Education, and Bill…

Testing in Georgia on my mind (er, the chopping block)

June 18, 2020

By Dale Chu In light of current events, it was bound to happen, but who knew it would happen so soon? Earlier today, Georgia became the first state to signal its intention to seek a federal waiver from 2021 testing requirements. In a joint announcement…