A panel of veteran journalists and media researchers will discuss: How does education journalism these days really operate? How closely does it match its own standards and ideals? What advice can we give to those working in educational testing for working successfully with the press?Other materials to follow.
Moderator:Regina Lewis, Maine Department of Education
A panel discussion focused on the progress of several states’ transition to through-year assessment, the usefulness of the resultant data for informing its diverse demands. This session will provide the opportunity to hear from those in the midst of transition to a model attempting to reconcile the diverse set of challenges and demands of state assessment.Other materials to follow.
National policy experts will provide attendees with key updates and insights on federal assessment policy, state implications, and recommendations for advancing key topics. They will leave attendees with critical policy topics and issues specific to the assessment and accountability of historically marginalized students, considerations, challenges, and implications for state departments, researchers, and local leaders, as we all work to advocate for sensible policies.Other materials to follow.
National Council on Measurement in Education