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State Information Request: Assessment Approaches

A state education agency official asked for information on assessment approaches beyond end-of-year assessments. Our response includes information on college entrance exams (that are used as assessments); through-course assessments; computer-adaptive tests; approaches that include multiple, distinct summative assessments throughout the school year; and performance task assessments. It also includes information about the federal Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority.

To provide timely assistance to our constituents, State Information Requests are typically completed in 48 hours. They reflect an issue scan versus a comprehensive analysis.


March 10, 2023

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