Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

Opt Out: An Examination of Issues

During the past few years, media reports have highlighted an increase in the number of parents who are opting their children out of annual state tests, often called the opt-out movement. In this paper, researcher Randy Bennett examines issues related to the movement including: the amount of time...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 62
Date created: 05/31/2016 - 13:07

Subpart A—Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies: Standards and Assessments

The U.S. Department of Education provides an overview of regulations regarding states' academic standards and assessments. Contained within are states' responsibilities for the development of challenging academic standards and high-quality assessments, as well as stipulations for state assessment...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 25
Date created: 03/10/2016 - 11:56