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Testing Mistakes That Put Children at Risk (Part 6)

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Just as children are complex, so, too, are the programs that serve them. Early childhood programs vary in terms of staff, overarching mission, assessment tools used, sources that drive what children should be learning, the adopted curriculum, how progress and performance are measured over time, and the leadership and support providers receive.

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Testing Mistakes That Put Children at Risk (Part 4)

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On a daily basis, I witness early childhood professionals and state leadership teams making decisions from assessment results. I hear people talking about how they will evaluate a teacher’s performance, whether or not children from a district are ready for Kindergarten, and if a program is meeting various quality indicators.

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Assessment in Transition

Assessment is an essential foundation for much of the decision-making around a student’s transition plan. Here, we talk all about it.

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Transition 101

The goal of Transition Planning and Services is simple: go from school to college, work and community. The steps to plan and reach that goal can appear challenging. Transition 101 is here to break it all down and help you get started.

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Readiness at What Cost?

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I wish we could go back to a time when no one noticed preschoolers, and no one set expectations that superseded human development…