The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 provides each state with the opportunity to develop or refine their own state-specific strategic vision for education.
The Accountability Systems and Reporting (ASR) collaborative works to identify, develop, and share strategies that improve the effectiveness and technical quality of education accountability systems.
The Assessing Special Education Students (ASES) collaborative supports states as they enhance their assessment, accountability, and curriculum and instruction systems to provide full equity for students with disabilities.
This document, A School Finder to Empower: Case Study of Louisiana’s New School Report Card, shows how one state went from theory to action in the development and implementation of a new report card system.
Innovative Approaches and Measurement Considerations for the Selection of the School Quality and Student Success Indicator under ESSA
This paper, written in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), provides a deep and nuanced examination of how states might respond to the student success or school quality indicator accountability provision (i.e., the so-called “5th indicator”) under the Every Stude
The Collaborative Meeting dates for membership year 2017-2018 and membership year 2018-2019.
This paper discusses challenges with setting appropriate goals that are ambitious and achievable within the state's accountability context. The paper also provides practical guidance for state policymakers and designers of school accountability systems to set appropriate goals.
In 2011, CCSSO, on behalf of the states, released a vision for accountability as laid out in nine accountability principles (the Principles). These Principles were intended to serve as the framework for advancing state accountability systems beyond the limitations of NCLB.
This document is a presentation covering an overview of regulations in accountability and state plans.