States Slow to Revamp Accountability Systems under ESSA
On the bright side, researchers noted in a new report, there's a move away from high-stakes consequences and toward formative rather than summative assessments.
Working with English Learner Data: A Primer
As school officials put more emphasis on community outreach as part of making the results of educational efforts more accessible, they need to know that the receiving public has some understanding about the data being shared.
Feds Tackle Student Privacy for Pre-Test Surveys in SAT and ACT
Teachers and students are often confused about the "voluntary nature" of pre-tests, in which the questions require responses, including those queries that a student may not wish to answer. Therein lies the problem. Because the data generated in those surveys is part of school-required activities, it falls under the purview of multiple laws that protect the privacy of student data.