Assessment as a Positive Teaching Tool

High quality assessment helps educators and other education stakeholders – students, parents, school board members, and policymakers – gather evidence to ensure that all students are learning.

And quality assessment plays a critical role in achieving equity – empowering education stakeholders with the knowledge they need to help improve education outcomes for all. Assessment can help us answer some of the most critical questions: Which kids are struggling? Where are we seeing growth? Are we closing achievement gaps? How well are students keeping up with the demands of a challenging global economy? What do we need to improve to better serve all students?

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