Assessments are used to evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period.

Can Letter Grades be Misleading?

Letter grades are considered the universal standard for reporting student performance. Although this practice is well established in the American public school system, there is some disagreement as to whether letter grades accurately depict academic mastery of grade-level content. Letter… Read More ›

Assessments in K-12

Standardized-test scores are arguably the dominant measure of student achievement in the United States. School districts utilize standardized assessments because it yields quantifiable information (scores and proficiency levels). With this information, teachers and administrators are able to track students’ progress and pinpoint their strengths… Read More ›