Commentary on Assessment and Student Learning

From the Desks of our Experts

Stuart KahlAs founder of Measured Progress, Dr. Stuart Kahl contributes regularly to the thought leadership of the assessment community. In recent years, his particular interests have included formative assessment, curriculum-embedded performance assessment, and new models for accountability assessment programs.

The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) awarded Dr.Kahl the 2010 ATP Award for Professional Contributions and Service to Testing. He regularly publishes research papers and commentaries introducing and analyzing current issues and trends in education, and as a frequent speaker at industry conferences, Dr. Kahl also serves as a technical consultant to various education agencies.

Read more from Dr. Kahl and other experts from Measured Progress below.


 Replace, Don’t Add On: Giving Performance Assessment a Chance
 What We Test Matters: Let’s not shortchange deeper learning
 2 Major Trends in the Future of Large-Scale Assessment
 “Interim” Assessments and ESSA
 Realistic Expectations of Accountability Assessments: One Test Can’t “Do It All”
 The Promise of Computer-Adaptive Testing: The Quest for Information
 Comments on Selected Provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act
Proficient, Eligible to Graduate, College-Ready? The Mystery of Achievement-Level Assessment Results
Comments on Selected Provisions in Bills to Reauthorize the ESEA
Realistic Expectations of Accountability Assessments: One Test Can’t ‘Do It All’
Survey: 65% of educators concerned about assessment quality
Re-Balancing Assessment: Moving Towards More Formative and Performance Based Approaches
Curriculum-Embedded Performance Assessment: Good Practice in Its Own Right
Innovating Large-Scale Assessments: Design Considerations for Education Leaders
7 Time-Saving Strategies For Teachers That Put Students First
How an edtech innovation is giving performance assessments new life
Balanced assessments critical under ESSA’s testing flexibility
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