This fact sheet provides a helpful overview and FAQ about the 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 disabilities.
The project, led by five centers and nineteen states including DC, ensures that students with the most significant cognitive disabilities achieve increasingly higher academic outcomes and leave highs school prepared for post-secondary opportunities.
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...
This fact sheet highlights accessibility features and accommodations on the PARCC exam, and identifies how parents can help their children prepare for the assessment.