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Document Number: 10714

Getting to Higher-Quality Assessments: Evaluating Costs, Benefits, and Investment Strategies - To compare the cost of assessments under No Child Left Behind with new assessments in the era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the Assessments Solutions Group researched various states' current spending on summative, interim, and formative assessments. They conclude the CCSS assessments will be higher quality, and "readily affordable." (Barry Topol, John Olson and Ed Roeber, SCOPE, March 2013)...

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