Forum on Addressing Performance Gaps of Low-performing Students: Implications for Assessment and Instruction

Author(s)
Sandra Warren, Laurene L Christensen, Vitaliy Shyyan, Martha L Thurlow

Description

A report describing the facilitated discussions and the consensus reached at a forum on June 19, 2013, in National Harbor, Maryland, to discuss the performance gaps of low-performing students and their implications for assessment and instruction. The forum was a pre-session at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Conference on Student Assessment (NSCA) where 62 individuals representing 16 states, three school districts, 11 testing and testing-related companies, and 11 other organizations participated. Summaries of the discussions were developed from notes taken by notetakers, and action plans were synthesized through the consensus-building process. The report also summarizes the introductory information provided to forum participants.

Details

Date
September 2013 
Type
Report 
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • ELLs
      • Instruction
        • Students with Disabilities
          • Technology-based Assessments
          • Specific life stage
            • Adolescents and young adults
              • Children