Educational assessments are powerful tools that can provide valuable feedback to teachers and students. But they are also at the center of political debates, particularly as the nation transitions to new laws and rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Ideally, education policy is informed by the voices of the most affected by it, but all too often those voices seem to go unheard.
This report by Gallup and Northwest Evaluation Association provides an opportunity to hear from these stakeholders by examining student, parent, teacher, principal and superintendent perceptions of assessment.
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