Parents and Educators Seek Greater Balance in Student Testing, with More Focus on Individual Learning and Growth

New Survey Shows Demand for Timely, Actionable Assessments that Help Gauge Skills Needed for College and Career Readiness

Parents and teachers want timely, actionable assessments that monitor individual student performance and progress across a range of subjects and skills to help improve teaching and learning, according to a new study released by the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) and Grunwald Associates LLC. 

The study asked parents, teachers and district administrators which assessments they found most useful, tested the most relevant knowledge and were most cost-effective.

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