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Planning for Progress: After the Tests: How States Share Assessment Data

Author(s): Matthew Frizzell, Diane Stark Rentner, and Nancy Kober
Published: February 8, 2018

A special report in the Planning for Progress series, this report highlights states’ efforts to share assessment results with principals, teachers, and parents.  The report is based on responses to a 2017 survey that asked state education leaders about efforts to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, as well as other CEP research, including teacher focus groups and national surveys of teacher and district leaders.

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Figure 1. What method does your state use to provide state math and ELA assessment results to teachers and principals? (JPG format, 655 KB)

Figure 2. Does your state typically provide preliminary and final student assessment results in math and ELA to teachers and principals? (JPG format, 646 KB)

Figure 3. When does your state typically provide teachers with preliminary and final student assessment results in math and ELA? (JPG format, 639 KB)

Figure 4. When does your state typically provide principals with preliminary and final student assessment results in math and ELA? (JPG format, 638 KB)

Figure 5. Does your state plan to administer multiple state assessments in math and ELA? (JPG format, 639 KB)

Figure 6. Does your state provide teachers and principals with training on how to analyze and use math and ELA assessment data? (JPG format, 654 KB)

Figure 7. Has your state sought feedback from parents about the way in which their children's assessment results are communicated to parents and if so did parents understand the results? (JPG format, 687 KB)

Figure 8. Does you state plan to set targets by grade spans for the aggregate amount of time devoted to administering assessments? (JPG format, 634 KB)

Figure 9. Does your SEA plan to reduce the length of time students sit for state-mandated math and ELA tests? (JPG format, 637 KB)

Figure 10. Does your SEA plan to take the following actions to reduce state-mandated testing in subjects other than math and ELA? (JPG format, 643 KB)

Table 1. How detailed are the state math and ELA assessment results provided to teachers and principals? (JPG format, 280 KB)

Table 2. What types of individual student test results does your state provide to teachers and principals? (JPG format, 248 KB)

Table 3. What types of individual student test results does your state provide parents? (JPG format, 210 KB)


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