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The Future of Testing

Challenging K-12 Assessment Policy and Practice To Meet Student Needs

In a recent series, the Center for American Progress examined how assessments in public schools can become effective instruments that help measure whether schools and educators are meeting student needs and educational goals.

Join the Center for American Progress as we continue the conversation around the future of testing in education. A panel of education experts and student advocates will hold a forward-thinking conversation that challenges current K-12 assessment policy and practice and presents fresh perspectives on the role of tests in schools and how assessments can be redesigned to meet the needs of all students and stakeholders.

We would love to hear your questions. Please submit any questions for our distinguished panel via email at CAPeventquestions@americanprogress.org or on Twitter using #FutureOfTesting. Live captioning will be available on Zoom and on the YouTube livestream.

Panelists:
Mark Jutabha, School Improvement Facilitator, WestEd
Paul Leather, Partner for Education Policy and State and National Relationships, Center for Innovation in Education
Jennifer Randall, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Krasimir Staykov, Student Advocate, Student Voice
Michael Watson, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, New Classrooms

Moderator:
Laura Jimenez, Director of Standards and Accountability, K-12 Education, Center for American Progress