On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Scott Marion of the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment joins Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss the challenges of implementing through-course assessments, which would roll up two or three tests during the school year into a final score for accountability purposes. Then, on the Research Minute, Adam Tyner tells us about a new meta-analysis that finds how schools spend money is more important than how much they spend.
- Through-year assessment: Ten key considerations —Nathan Dadey, Carla Evans, and Will Lorié
- “Through-year assessment: Are we asking too much?” —Catherine Gewertz
- “Through-year assessment: A unified solution to measure grade-level achievement and growth” —NWEA
- The study that Adam reviewed on the Research Minute: Danielle Handel and Eric Hanushek, “U.S. School Finance: Resources and Outcomes,” NBER Working Paper (December 2022
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