Testing/Accountability

American Psychological Association

http://www.apa.org

A good site to learn about all kinds of assessments, including high stakes testing.

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) http://education.umn.edu/nceo/

Information on the topic of state and national testing policies.

National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum

http://www.cast.org/policy/ncac/

Information about curriculum-based assessments, including various samples.

AIMSweb

www.aimsweb.com

A progress monitoring system that provides curriculum-based assessments in literacy skills (reading and writing), numeracy and early mathematics. Schools or individuals may purchase licenses to use the products.

National Institute on Student Achievement, Curriculum and Assessment

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OERI/SAI/index.html

Latest research on student testing, curriculum, and achievement.

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators: Teacher Helpers: Assessment and Rubric Information

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/assess.html

Contains links to extensive list of rubrics and rubric generator
web sites

• ERIC Digest: No Child Left Behind: Testing, Reporting and Accountability

http://www.ericdigests.org/2004-2/behind.html

Provides an overview of the testing and reporting requirements in No Child Left Behind.