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Educational Policy & Leadership: Standards & Assessment

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Standards & Assessment

CRESST (National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing)

The Center provides research and development on standards that improves assessment and accountability systems for both K-12 and adult learning.

National Assessment of Educational Progress (IES, U.S. Department of Education)

Also known as "The Nation's Report Card." Includes test results for reading, mathematics, and other subjects included in the testing program; NAEP publications; a glossary of terms; test questions; and more.

National Assessment Governing Board

An independent, bipartisan group whose members include governors, state legislators, local and state school officials, educators, business representatives, and members of the general public. The Board sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, commonly known as the "The Nation's Report Card."

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Develops professional standards and create a voluntary system to certify teachers who meet those standards. It also provides state and local information as well as tips on how to prepare a portfolio.

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) (U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences)

"The current nationwide emphasis on ensuring that all students and schools meet high standards has increased the demand for evidence of "what works" in education." WWC aims to promote informed education decision making and to help to improve student outcomes.


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