You know the value in the outcomes these tools were created for! But, do you know the value-added features that high-performing schools maximize? Schools across the state have incorporated interim assessments into their data portfolios. In an environment driven by proficiency, successful schools have focused on the value of growth, understanding that in some cases proficiency is a quest of many years for those students that have been left behind. And, at the same time, recognizing the value of showing students a path to propel beyond any norms that have been set for them.
Looking at best practices inside high-performing schools, the intentional use of the data garnered from interim assessments is impressive: