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Formative Assessment Policies, Programs, and Practices in the Southwest Region

By Carole Gallagher, Peter Worth


Formative assessment helps educators target instructional practices to meet specific student needs and monitor and support student progress toward valued state learning outcomes. Policies and programs in the five Southwest Region states suggest a range of strategies to support the development and use of formative assessment.

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Copyright: 2008
Format: PDF
Pages: 46
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences