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The information in this updated resource covers only those assessments that are mandatory statewide for all students, including those tests that fulfill federal testing requirements. Many states exceed federal requirements by requiring, for example, a statewide summative assessment in social studies or a college entrance exam, in addition to high school math and English language arts testing.
This Policy Snapshot explores recent legislation related to teacher professional development and advancement, including targeted supports and leadership opportunities. See the other Policy Snapshots in this series: Teacher Evaluations and Targeted Teacher Recruitment.
While covering the full spectrum of education policy, Education Commission of the States dives deeply into key issues impacting all states.
Three foundations launch network with $13M investment in English and math evidence-based practices to boost college graduation.