√ Registration for E-ATP's Gaining Advantage Through Assessment 2016 scheduled for 28 - 30 2016, at the Penha Longa Resort, Lisbon, Portugal is now open! Members can log into the ATP website and go to Member Benefits and Discounts for a registration discount code. Sponsorship for E-ATP's Gaining Advantage Through Assessment 2016 is now open!
ATP, this week, submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education regarding the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Comments can be downloaded from this link. ESSA Comments.
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News Flashes from ATP
Civil Rights Groups recently announced their opposition to anti-testing efforts in the U.S., reaffirming that "participation in assessments (is) critical for expanding educational opportunity for all students". Twelve national civil and human rights groups announced their opposition to anti-testing efforts springing up across the country that are discouraging students from taking standardized tests and subverting the validity of data about educational outcomes. For more information on this important announcement, download the press release from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.