The Administrator’s Guide to Federal Programs for English Learners

edCount president Dr. Ellen Forte and a team of edCount associates co-authored this comprehensive manual about serving English learners, released…

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Dr. Forte publishes commissioned white paper with Council of Chief State School Officers Collaborative

The Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment State Collaborative on Assessments and Student Standards (TILSA SCASS) of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) commissioned Dr. Ellen Forte to write the white paper, Evaluating Alignment in Large-Scale Standards-Based Assessment Systems, in 2017. Through this paper, Dr. Forte explores technical and theoretical issues surrounding the evaluation of alignment in large-scale assessment systems for the general student population and for students with cognitive disabilities. This paper also specifically addresses the U.S. federal peer review requirements related to alignment. Click here to read the full text.