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- Assessment Opinion Ignore NAEP. Better Yet, Abolish ItWe’ve got to stop testing schools to death, writes Al Kingsley. National (and international) tests won't “fix” education.Assessment Opinion The Future, Present, and Past of 'the Nation's Report Card'What lies ahead for the nation's only true barometer of the state of K-12 education?Assessment The 'Nation's Report Card' Is Getting an Overhaul: 5 Things to KnowThe leaders of NAEP have big plans for making the test more nimble, flexible, and useful.Assessment Opinion What the Digital SAT Will Mean for Students and EducatorsThe college-admissions test will be fully digital by 2024. Priscilla Rodriguez from the College Board discusses the change.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.What is the impact of assessment on K-12 education? What does that mean for administrators, teachers and most importantly—students?Assessment Opinion Searching for Common Ground: What Makes a Good Test?Rick Hess and USC Dean Pedro Noguera discuss standardized testing—what it’s for, where it’s gone wrong, and how to improve it.Assessment Spotlight Spotlight on Assessment in 2022This Spotlight will help you understand how to use assessment data to guide student learning and examine the debate over standardized tests.Assessment State Test Results Are In. Are They Useless?While states, districts, and schools pore over data from spring 2021 tests, experts urge caution over how to interpret and use the results.Assessment Data Young Adolescents' Scores Trended to Historic Lows on National Tests. And That's Before COVID HitThe past decade saw unprecedented declines in the National Assessment of Educational Progress's longitudinal study.Assessment Long a Testing Bastion, Florida Plans to End 'Outdated' Year-End ExamsFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state will shift to "progress monitoring" starting in the 2022-23 school year.Assessment Spotlight Spotlight on Assessment in 2021In this Spotlight, review newest assessment scores, see how districts will catch up with their supports for disabled students, plus more.Assessment 'Nation's Report Card' Has a New Reading Framework, After a Drawn-Out Battle Over EquityThe new framework for the National Assessment of Educational Progress will guide development of the 2026 reading test.Assessment Opinion Q&A Collections: AssessmentScores of educators share commentaries on the use of assessments in schools.Assessment Standardized Tests Could Be in Jeopardy in Wake of Biden Decisions, Experts SayHas the Biden administration shored up statewide tests this year only to risk undermining long-term public backing for them?Assessment How Can Teachers Better Understand Students? A New Breed of Assessment Will Try to HelpResearchers will work to create formative assessments that can give teachers a window into students’ emerging identities and strengths