Accountability

Research on Alignment Efforts Between K-12 & Higher Education

Cover for Sustaining Core Strength: How Core-to-College States Continue Alignment Efforts Between K–12 and Higher Education

Learn how K-12, higher education systems collaborate for successful college- and career-readiness standards implementation.Read More

Recently Arrived English Learners and State Accountability Systems

Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: An Empirical Illustration of Models

How can states best serve recently arrived English learner students in state accountability systems? Find out in this new resource.Read More

Exploring the Changing Landscape of State Assessment

Cover The Road Ahead for State Assessments: What the Assessment Consortia Built, Why It Matters, and Emerging Options

This resource explores the changing landscape of state assessment, from Race to the Top to the Every Student Succeeds Act.Read More

Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: New Resource

Cover Innovative Solutions for Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: A Guide for States

Guidelines help states factor in recently arrived English learner students into state assessment and accountability systems. Read More

Join WestEd at the California Educational Research Association (CERA) Annual Conference

Adults performing professional development

WestEd researchers will present at the CERA Annual Conference, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Sacramento, CA. Read More

New Accountability System Must Measure All Priority Areas (Commentary)

WestEd in the News

Accountability happens when parents and students have access to information and understand the challenges facing their schools.Read More

Dan Walters: Big Waves Pounding on California Schools

WestEd in the News

Survey of teachers and administrators on Common Core implementation in California reveals differing opinions about effectiveness. Read More