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Adolescent Literacy at Risk? The Impact of Standards


Taking Inquiry to Scale: An Alternative to Traditional Approaches to Education Reform

Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment


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Online Learning

Supporting Adolescent Readers through Classroom-based Assessment (On Demand)

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Research & Position Statements

NCTE Statements

Formative Assessment that Truly Informs Instruction

NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment

Framing Statements on Assessment

NCTE Position Statement on Machine Scoring



Literacy in Learning ExchangeA Resource…A Collaboration…A Coalition…A Movement to Transform Literacy Education in America.  Visit to find collaborative tools, resources, and stories of groups engaged in professional learning around topics related to building capacity!

Portraits of Change




Standards-based lesson plans and strategies to enrich your repertoire!  Visit

Our Community: Creating ABC Books as Assessment (K-2)

Active Reading through Self-Assessment: The Student-Made Quiz (6-12)

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