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Getting Warmer: The Case for Curriculum-Aligned Assessments

In an effort to be equitable, most current reading assessments are designed using texts that are likely to be unfamiliar to students ― what are known as “cold” reads. Since reading assessments are...
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Denver Public Schools Again Select CenterPoint Education Solutions as a Qualified Professional Development Service Provider

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Promoting Inclusion in Mathematics Assessment: Applying a culturally responsive lens in mathematics assessment

More mirrors, please When a story on the radio about a new education startup designed for Black students featured the opening synthesizer sounds from Beyonce’s “Formation," I was immediately hooked.1...
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The Smart Way to Identify Unfinished Learning in Mathematics

At the start of every school year, teachers need to quickly understand what their students know and can do. The pandemic has disproportionately widened knowledge and skill gaps, particularly for...
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CenterPoint Partners with ASSISTments to Expand Student Access to the Fresh Start Mathematics Screener

CenterPoint Education Solutions is pleased to announce a partnership with ASSISTments to support student learning in mathematics. 
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The Equity Project: Chicago Public Schools and CenterPoint

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) knew they could do better. Research shows that access to cohesive, high-quality curriculum and instructional materials matters in advancing student learning. But in...
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Invest in Student Success

Emergency stimulus funds for education present a rare opportunity for schools and school districts. This is a once-in-a-generation moment to make lasting investments that will reap benefits for...
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Leading With Data: Lessons from 9-years of Charter School Board Service

“Before we review the data dashboard, I have three questions: what changed in the last month that surprised you or alarmed you? If something alarmed you, what is your leadership team doing to address...
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Minding the Gaps: Classroom Assessments and the Opportunity to Learn

In a recent EdWeek survey, 41% of district leaders said their most urgent need is “assessing students learning loss from last fall.” To get students back on track and minimize further educational...
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What is data literacy?

At CenterPoint, we think a lot about data and how to support teachers in using it to inform their teaching. We often use the wonky term – data literacy – when talking about this work. What exactly is...
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