Roadmap to 2014 assessment changes released

Many individual state policies are driving the move from paper-and-pencil to online assessments, and both Race to the Top assessment consortia, SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), aim to move online in 2014. To help states and districts navigate the transition, Pearson has developed a new resource, Considerations for Next-Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014.

This Roadmap was recently introduced at a workshop for state assessment officials held following the Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment in Orlando, Fla on June 22. It is now publicly available as both a downloadable PDF and an interactive, animated version at: www.PearsonAssessments.com/NextGenRoadmap.

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