Strength in Numbers: State Spending on K-12 Assessment Systems

This report and accompanying webinar explore the costs of assessment systems currently used in different states and the potential financial savings involved in using collaborative assessments such as those being developed by the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessment consortia.

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One of the values to this resource is the hour and a half recorded presentation and panel discussion of its findings. The author of the report Mathew Chingos provides the initial presentation followed by a discussion with three experts who have SEA and national experience with state assessment systems and issues.