Written for school leaders, this completely revised edition outlines detailed, research-based strategies for developing high-performing schools and fostering educational equity for all students.

Standard Two: Provide Assessments Aligned with the Curriculum

Standard two: Provide assessments aligned with the curriculum

This chapter deals with strategies to align the district assessment practices with the district-developed curriculum. These strategies are not related just to the state accountability test but include other national and district assessments as well. Certainly, the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is evident in these strategies, because that legislation has so dramatically affected what teachers teach and how school and district effectiveness are reported publicly. Criteria and cutoff scores for meeting annual yearly progress is set by states, and those criteria differ state by state. It is interesting to note that when the state definitions of proficiency are compared state by state with the National ...

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