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Comprehensive School Quality Reviews

Comprehensive School Quality Reviews: FairTest has
collaborated with Coalition for Effective Schools on a Working Paper
(PDF)
and a Summary (PDF) of a Review system. 

Fact Sheet: A Better Way to Evaluate Schools (PDF)

“A Better Way to Evaluate Schools” outlines a 3-part school evaluation system – school quality reviews, limited standardized testing, plus school-based and local evidence.

NCLB and Assessing Bilingual Students

Click below for the PDF

Fact Sheet: Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations

Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations

Summary

Definition. Multiple measures: the use of multiple indicators and sources of evidence of student learning, of varying kinds, gathered at multiple points in time, within and across subject areas.

A Better Way to Assess Students and Evaluate Schools

A Better Way to Assess Students and Evaluate Schools

By Monty Neill

Published in Education Week Online: June 18, 2010

 

Report from Standardized Testing in the Americas conference

Documents from a February 2009 conference on standardized testing in the
Americas, with representatives from 13 countries and 31 organizations, including
FairTest, sponsored by t
he Research Network
of the Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas
(IDEA).
A pdf of all the reports in
English and additional materials

FEA: A Research- and Experience-Based Turnaround Process

June 17, 2010

Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations

"Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations."

 

Includes a 2-page summary, 10 pp of text, and 2 appendices.

FEA Recommendations for Improving ESEA/NCLB - Summary and Full

Testing, Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline

FairTest and Advancement Project co-sponsored a webinar on testing, discipline
and the school-to-prison pipeline.

 

Check out the powerpoint presentation from the webinar here.

 

Watch a film of the Webinar here.

 

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