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Reform Integration Framework and Resource Guide

In the Reform Integration Framework and Resource Guide, we offer state and local education leaders a framework to identify priorities for integrating new reforms around college- and career-ready standards, assessments and educator evaluation and support systems. The framework also provides more...
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Assessment Mythbusters for PARCC and Smarter Balanced

As states transition to new college- and career-ready standards and assessments, there is lots of misinformation about what these new assessments are and how they will affect students. In these handouts we collect some of the best arguments we’ve heard...
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What Does a High-Quality Assessment Look Like?

As states transition to new college- and career-ready standards, leaders need to be sure that the assessments they choose not only reflect those standards, but drive teaching and learning. In this document we summarize findings from assessment experts to help...
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Student Learning Objective (SLO) Library

Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) are content- and grade/course-specific learning goals that educators can use to measure what students learn over a period of time. In many states and districts, SLOs are incorporated into educator evaluations and used to measure teachers’...
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Educator Evaluation Communications Toolkit

We developed this toolkit to provide state leaders with tools and resources on how to better communicate about educator evaluation systems with key audiences, with a focus on teachers. The toolkit draws from extended outreach with a group leading states...
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