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Since 2016, Somerville High School has been going through a re-visioning and redesign process that centers the school in equity and allows students to have authentic, meaningful educational experiences.
In this post, we share just a few examples of data – featured at MCIEA’s 2019 policy forum on “The New Accountability” – that help to portray the full measure of schools.
Let’s work together to create a fair system of accountability that gives community members an accurate picture of our schools.
Jefferson County Public Schools is giving students new ways to show their learning with the Backpack of Success.
Thoughtful consideration reveals that the QPA framework is founded on a set of assumptions. These five non-negotiable qualities are essential to building a successful performance assessment system.
The QPA Validation Checklist is quite versatile. See how educators in New Hampshire used this tool to reflect on their practice and receive feedback.
MCIEA alone is not enough. We need a grassroots movement, in Massachusetts and across the nation, of educators, parents, and community members that come together to advocate for new accountability systems at the local, state, and national levels that engage students and promote self-reflective school improvement.