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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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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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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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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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Becoming Human Using Assessment Data

What if testing was more human centric and not so scary and indiscriminate?
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Reflections on Schooling in the Pandemic

CenterPoint staff reflect on what we’ve experienced as parents and caregivers over the last year - and what we hope to take forward into the new normal.
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CenterPoint CEO Laura Slover's letter to Sec. Cardona

CenterPoint's CEO Laura Slover sent a letter to Secretary Cardona to congratulate him on his appointment. Read her letter and CenterPoint's statement about what we believe matters most for learning...
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How Do You Measure a Year? How States Should Assess Student Learning in a Pandemic

This article was originally published in The 74 Million
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How to Use Progression Maps to Identify Knowledge and Skills Quickly

In the Spring of 2020 educators, parents and caregivers around the world were presented with an unprecedented challenge. At the beginning of this pandemic, many took the approach of dealing with a...
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Funding For Distance Learning, Hybrid, or In-Person Learning in Fall 2020

The highly contagious and hard to detect nature of COVID-19 forced all students into remote-learning environments for the tail end of the 2019-2020 school year, a set up that will continue in the...
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