ASSETS (Assessment Services Supporting English Learners through Technology Systems) is a state-led consortium that seeks to provide innovative and comprehensive assessment tools to help English learners (ELs) succeed in becoming college- and career-ready. The system will be operational in 2015-16.
ASSETS is funded by a $10.5 million Enhanced Assessment grant which supports the development of a next generation assessment system that measures students progress in attaining English proficiency needed to succeed in college and career.
Beyond Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics, DC has adopted these rigorous content-area learning standards and guides for arts, early learning, health and physical education, science, social studies, technology and world language.
This site describes and offers practical information for teachers and school leaders about National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC), an initiative working to build alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS) for students with significant cognitive...