This policy brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education focuses on the need to assess students to measure deeper learning. The brief examines state assessments and the potential impact of two consortia, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), and technology on assessing deeper learning. The author also includes recommendations for federal policy, including requiring states to assess deeper learning competencies.
Assessing Deeper Learning
Alliance for Excellent Education