Measured Progress and McREL Call for a New, More Balanced Formula for Assessment Using Curriculum-Embedded Performance Assessments

DENVER—February 19, 2015—Leaders from two national education organizations focused on assessment, research, and instructional practice are calling for a fundamental rebalancing of the formula schools use to assess students by placing greater emphasis on the use of curriculum-embedded performance assessments, or CEPAs. “Educators, parents, students, and policymakers are voicing growing frustration with the current models […]

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Measured Progress Awarded Contracts for Smarter Balanced Test Administration in Three States

Montana, Nevada, and North Dakota tap the not-for-profit organization for implementation DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—January, 2015— Montana’s Office of Public Instruction (OPI), the Nevada Department of Education (NDE), and the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (DPI) have chosen Measured Progress to fulfill their contracts for implementation of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced) statewide […]

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