Category Archives: CCSSO

Principles for CCSS-Aligned Quality Assessments

 The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has released a set of principles to help in the creation of Common Core-aligned tests. Chris Minnich, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers, writes, the principles “help states hold themselves and their assessments accountable for high quality.” A review of the principles reveals a tight alignment between what … Continue reading

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Toolkits and Guides for the CCSS

The current issue of Implementing the Common Core Standards (ICCS) features the TOOLKIT for Evaluating Alignment of Instructional and Assessment Materials to the Common Core State Standards developed by Student Achievement Partners and the CCSSO. The purpose of the document, … Continue reading

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