The Context of Assessment
What does testing test? How are standardized tests and alternative tests useful together? Three very good articles from Eisenhower National Clearinghouse discuss assessment in education.
Holding Schools Accountable
A special issue of "Education Week" details the findings of an exhaustive, 50-state survey of state policies on accountability, with state report cards and helpful links.
Are you against high-stakes proficiency tests? Searching for ways to make the state tests a positive force for learning? Interested in what the president of the Educational Testing Service thinks? Become familiar with all sides of the debate as you read seven different points of view on state testing and its usefulness in the classroom.
This site provides a search tool to help you find links and information on almost any standardized test, plus the Code of Fair Testing Practices.