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July 28, 2015

Common Core Prevails

Five years after states initiated the creation of the Common Core State Standards and voluntarily adopted them, efforts to repeal the standards have failed. Zero states passed a full-scale repeal. These data come from analysis of legislative sessions that ended in 2015 by the Collaborative for Student Success. Mission: Readiness, an organization of retired admirals, generals, and senior military leaders, has created an easy-to-read infographic based on these data.

July 20, 2015

Video: Understanding the Smarter Balanced Individual Student Report

The video from Smarter Balanced provides parents, guardians, and students an overview of the Individual Student Report for the summative assessments and explains how student achievement is reported. Additional resources to support student success are mentioned in the video (and found on the website where this video is located).

July 9, 2015

What is Student Data?

Data Quality Campaign answers this question with a short video and an infographic. There are many types of data (much more than test scores) that support and help form a full picture of student learning.