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Newsletter: September 2018

[fa icon="calendar"] September, 2018 / by Press Room

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Measured Progress, AdvancED merge

Bringing together student assessment and school quality measures, two of the nation's leading education nonprofits are merging.

Measured Progress, a national leader in assessment solutions, is merging with AdvancED, the global expert in continuous improvement. Measured Progress and AdvancED form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement. Read the press release.

The end of an era: Dr. Stuart Kahl, Founding Principal of Measured Progress, retires.>>>

 

 Assessment News 

 

Ensure quality of locally created assessments

Teachers and central-office teams in Denver Public Schools (DPS) invested time and energy into developing a set of interim assessments. Before they administered the assessments, they needed to confirm quality and accuracy. They turned to the Assessment Review Service from Measured Progress. Read Denver's story.


 Continuous Improvement News 

 

[INFOGRAPHIC] Connecting school quality and student outcomes

Initiating the next step in the evolution of continuous improvement, the merger of Measured Progress and AdvancED brings together student assessment and school quality measures. To learn about the impact of connecting student outcomes and school quality for your continuous improvement efforts, download the infographic.  

Join the AdvancED Improvement Network

As a member of the AdvancED Improvement Network (AIN), you receive exclusive access to the AdvancED Continuous Improvement System, an aligned suite of practical, research-based tools, along with training, resources, and professional support services. Together, these elements provide a customizable blueprint for education quality and systemic continuous improvement.

Member institutions can elevate their improvement efforts through a range of services. Learn more.

[WHITE PAPER] Meeting the Promise of Continuous Improvement

Written by Dr. Mark Elgart, this white paper examines some of the reasons why, despite the common use of continuous improvement language and practices, school and system efforts often fall short.

Learn the key components of successful continuous improvement implementation in a school setting. Plus, read about AdvancED's work conducting external engagement reviews and observations of more than 250,000 classrooms, which demonstrates strong relationships between effective continuous improvement practices and high performance. Read the white paper.

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Topics: Newsletter, Classroom Assessment, Connecting Teaching and Learning, Interim Assessments, Continuous Improvement

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