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Collaborative for Student Success Launches Assessment HQ Website

The Collaborative for Student Success has launched Assessment HQ, a unique online platform that takes the guesswork and risk of misinformation out of state annual assessments by providing transparency on student proficiency and state testing decisions. As a part of ESSA, states are required to...

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The Arts and ESSA Accountability

Linda Jacobson reports for Education Dive that while ESSA “defines student success as more than just achievement in core academic subjects”—and also “lists the arts and music as examples of a “well-rounded education”—few states are formally incorporating the arts into their accountability plans. However, three...

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Q&A: What Science Testing Looks Like Under ESSA

In this Education Week blog, which is part of the publication’s “Answering Your ESSA Questions” series, Alyson Klein responds to the following query: “How many states have included science testing in their plans, and what states will count science in their accountability system?” The answer:...

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