Test-Based Accountability NCLB CCSS ESEA NAEP AYP
Linn, Robert L.
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Paper prepared for The Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education
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The Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education,
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA),
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP),
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB),
Minimum Competency Testing,
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP),
Common Core State Standards (CCSS),
This essay explores how test-based accountability can increase student achievement and equity in performance among racial-ethnic subpopulations, students who are poor and their more affluent peers. The author expands on the history of test-based accountability and the prospects for its future.