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Assessments

Assessments
As states implement new college and career-ready standards, they will also transition to new assessments designed to better measure if students are on track to college and career readiness. …
Type: Program
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Balanced Systems of Assessment and Aligned Accountability
ILN states are establishing comprehensive systems of formative and summative assessment, including performance-based measures of deeper learning, that provide meaningful measures of college …
Type: Program

CCSSO's Commitment to High-Quality Assessments
CCSSO and the Council of the Great City Schools committed evaluate and improve the quality and quantity of student assessments in public schools. CCSSO and CGCS jointly released Commitments …
Type: Program
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College and Career Readiness
ILN states have developed a shared framework for understanding college and career readiness (CCR). This framework focuses on the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that have the greatest im …
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College- and Career-Ready Standards

College- and Career-Ready Standards
Setting clear expectations for what student excellence actually looks like is critical for a student to be successful—before and after high school graduation. While this may seem intuitive, …
Type: Program

Common Education Data Standards (CEDS)

Common Education Data Standards (CEDS)
The Common Education Data Standards Initiative is a joint effort by CCSSO and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) in partnership with the United States Department of Educat …
Type: Program

Developing and Supporting School-Ready Leaders

Developing and Supporting School-Ready Leaders
Since 2000, the Council of Chief State School Officers has worked in partnership with The Wallace Foundation on supporting the differentiated and shared roles, responsibilities, and authorit …
Type: Program

Developing High-Performing Systems of Reform

Developing High-Performing Systems of Reform
CCSSO is working to broaden the concept of state capacity and ensure real investment in state systems and infrastructure to breakdown the stove pipes of federal funding. …
Type: Program

Early Childhood Initiatives

Early Childhood Initiatives
CCSSO's Early Childhood Initiatives program works with chief state school officers, state education agencies and other partners to foster the healthy development, learning progress and schoo …
Type: Program

Education Information Management Advisory Consortium (EIMAC)

Education Information Management Advisory Consortium (EIMAC)
The Education Information Management Advisory Consortium (EIMAC) is CCSSO's network of state education agency officials tasked with data collection and reporting; information system manageme …
Type: Program

Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching

Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) are proud to release a set of educator competencies for personalized learning, a guide to help teachers lead …
Category: Case Studies | Type: Program
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Encouraging Greater Federal Investment in Education

Encouraging Greater Federal Investment in Education
Chiefs strongly believe that education is the single most important investment in the future of individuals and our nation. To promote excellence and equity for all students, we need increas …
Type: Program

Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO)

Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO)
The Council’s Expanded Learning Opportunities project was established in 1998 to build state capacity to implement high-quality expanded learning opportunities (ELOs). …
Type: Program

IDEA Partnership

IDEA Partnership
CCSSO works in partnership with the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) to support the goals of the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Partn …
Type: Program

Implementing College and Career Standards (ICCS) State Collaborative

Implementing College and Career Standards (ICCS) State Collaborative
CCSSO is convening a collaborative of interested states to work within state teams, across states, and with national experts to discuss and share concrete resources and strategies to meet th …
Type: Program

Learn More About the Assessment Consortia
45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in ELA and mathematics and one state, Minnesota, adopted only the ELA standards. The CCSS are desig …
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National and State Collaboration for Educator Effectiveness (NSCEE)

National and State Collaboration for Educator Effectiveness (NSCEE)
Recognizing the challenges of change, chief state school officers called for opportunities to collaborate across states to pool talent and resources. To answer the call, CCSSO has organized …
Type: Program

National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA)

National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA)
The National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) provides a forum for conference attendees to find out what is happening in the world of assessment - what is new, what is changing, and w …
Type: Program

Networked Improvement and Innovation
ILN states operate within a peer community facilitated by national practitioners and experts. Each ILN state selects a key staff member to act as the ILN point of contact, and attend informa …
Type: Program

Personalized Learning Experiences
ILN states are developing and scaling models of personalized, competency-based, anytime/anywhere learning pathways for students to attain college and career readiness, and are working to pre …
Type: Program

Promoting Innovation in Federal Law

Promoting Innovation in Federal Law
Chiefs and state education agencies are already leading the way on college- and career-ready standards and transparent accountability and now need room for innovation and flexibility in how …
Type: Program

State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS)

State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS)
The State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) are groups of State Education Agency (SEA) career service professionals who work together to solve common educational pro …
Type: Program

State Growth Models for School Accountability: Progress on Developing and Reporting Measures of Student Growth
States have increased interest in the use of growth models for school accountability. Growth models are based on tracking change in individual student achievement scores over multiple years. …
Type: Program

Supporting English Language Learners

Supporting English Language Learners
State education reform efforts triggered by the broad adoption of the Common Core State Standards (and parallel efforts to raise standards to meet college- and career-ready goals) have combi …
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The Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC)

The Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC)
The Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) is a consortium of state education agencies and national educational organizations dedicated to the reform of the preparatio …
Type: Program
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The National Teacher of the Year Program

The National Teacher of the Year Program
The National Teacher of the Year program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. …
Type: Program
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Vertical Scaling in Standards-Based Educational Assessment and Accountability Systems
This paper describes vertical scaling as a method for linking a set of test forms of increasing difficulty, and explores the applicability of these methods for standards-based educational ac …
Categories: Literature Review, Research Report | Type: Program, Publication