Putting the Pieces Together: Summary Report of the Invitational Research Symposium on Through-Course Summative Assessments

This report summarizes expert presentations and discussions about through-course summative assessments being developed by the two Common Core State Standards (CCSS) consortia. The presentations and discussions took place during the 2011 Invitational Research Symposium on Through-Course Summative Assessments.

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This report summarizes the presentations about the two Common Core State Standards (CCSS) consortia’s efforts in developing through-course summative assessments and the need for cooperation among all stakeholders. The informative presentations and papers and insightful discussions may be worthwhile for educators and stakeholders.