Building a Better Assessment Future 2022August 3 - 4, 2022
Why Build a Better Assessment Future? More than at any other time in recent history, educators and policymakers recognize the need to provide an education…
In support of our mission to improve student learning and achievement for all students, we address the current circumstances facing our schools in responding to the growing public rejection of racial inequity in American society and call for societal changes that ensure equity of opportunity and safety for Black students and other people of color.
This session will dive deeply into how commercialization of
assessment has contributed to a reduction in local capacity, how proliferation of assessment has created a backlash against an inherently meaningful part of instruction, and how incoherence of assessments have reduced the idea of an assessment system to a collection of products in the same way that a pile of bricks is not a house.