Making performance assessments part of accountability

Billy Haun

Abstract


The purpose of this commentary is to describe recent efforts in Virginia to develop and use performance assessments, including the challenges that emerged during this process and key considerations for states that integrate performance assessment into their systems. Performance assessments can play an important role in preparing students for success and college and career, as described in Virginia’s Profile of a Virginia Graduate.

Keywords


performance assessments; education policy; accountability, Virginia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/epaa.26.3643

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