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Early Childhood AssessmentWhy, What, and How  (BOCYF,BOTA)

COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN CATHERINE E. SNOW (Chair), Graduate School of Education, Harvard University MARGARET BURCHINAL, Department of Education,... Read more

Assessing Accomplished TeachingAdvanced-Level Certification Programs  (BOTA)

The mission of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is to establish "high and rigorous standards for what teachers should know and be able to do, to certify teachers who meet... Read more

Assessing the Role of K-12 Academic Standards in StatesWorkshop Summary  (BOTA)

Every state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity now has its own academic standards, at least in core subjects. These documents vary in... Read more

Research on Future Skill DemandsA Workshop Summary  (BOTA)

Over the past five years, business and education groups have issued a series of reports indicating that the skill demands of work are rising, due to rapid technological change and increasing global... Read more

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