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Understanding Assessment

Assessment Basics

The role of assessment continues to evolve to match the new challenges in education. CTB offers an overview of the current educational landscape and the various types of assessments available today.

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Current Issues

The assessment landscape is constantly evolving. Current issues like Race to the Top funding and Common Core State Standards are fundamentally changing education and assessments.

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Assessment Glossary

What is Item Response Theory? What are lexile scores? What is a valid test? Learn about these and other key assessment concepts.

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The Learning Journey

CTB supports administrators, teachers, parents, and students throughout a students's learning journey. Assessments can facilitate learning at many points along the journey. Find out how assessments provide the information needed to boost learning.

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CTB Research Commitment

We maintain the highest standards in developing, executing and reporting assessments that serve the needs of every educator and learner.

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Our Customers

School districts come to us with varying needs and challenges. We help them make their students successful.

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