What Better School Tests Would Look Like
Aug 2022

What Better School Tests Would Look Like

The predominant assessment system in the United States is in dire need of updating. The country needs to move to systems of assessments that give a more robust look at what students know and can do without distracting and taking away from learning time.

Jay McTighe, the famed education writer and consultant with 50 years of experience in education, has created a vision for what this could look like, that offers both hope and feasibility.

McTighe’s vision hinges on his observation of the impact of assessments—particularly standardized ones—used for accountability purposes.


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