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The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) calls on parents, educators, policymakers, and communities to join forces to ensure our children become productive, engaged citizens. Our children deserve an education that emphasizes academic rigor as well as the essential 21st-century skills of critical thinking and creativity.


Oregon ASCD Influence

As part of a grant awarded to Oregon ASCD from the worldwide ASCD association, Oregon ASCD and its members have prepared a position statement on high stakes testing in Oregon. It is now available for download - click here!

Check again soon for Oregon ASCD's new locate a lawmaker page - coming soon!

Oregon ASCD has also made available the following documents (.pdf's) available for download that may be of interest to educators thinking about high stakes testing. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to open these files.

  • Requirements for the Development of Instructionally Supportive Assessments prepared by The Commission on Instructionally Supportive Assessment
  • Building Tests to Support Instruction and Accountability: A Guide for Policymakers prepared by The Commission on Instructionally Supportive Assessment - part II here
  • "Tough Love:" State Accountability Policies Push Student Achievement from Insights on Education Policy, Practice, and Research (11), August '00
  • Assessment For Learning: A Vision for the Future of Assessment Policy in the United States prepared by the Assessment Training Institute Foundation

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