• May 2013

TILSA Test Security Guidebook

Test Security Guidebook

Test security is a critical issue for many states and districts. Cheating and test piracy (stealing of test forms or items) pose major threats to the validity of test score interpretation and the credibility of large scale assessment programs.

  • May 2015

TILSA Test Security:

Test Security Lessons Learned

In 2012, the Council of Chief State School Officers’ Technical Issues in Large-Scale Assessment (TILSA) State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) launched a special project to assist states in proactively addressing potential security problems.

  • June 2015

Comprehensive Statewise Assessment Systems

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The purpose of this document is to provide a framework to support states who want to take action on advancing efficient and effective systems of high quality assessments and learn from those who already have taken action.

  • March 2017

Developing and Measuring Higher Order Skills

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In December 2015, passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) opened up new possibilities for how student and school success are defined and supported in American public education.