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State Performance Assessment Learning Community

State Performance Assessment Learning Community

The State Performance Assessment Learning Community (SPA-LC) is a national effort that supports states seeking to enact performance-based systems of assessment at scale. SPA-LC provides states with technical and strategic guidance; tools and resources; and collaborative opportunities to develop policies, capacity, and infrastructure to support more meaningful assessment systems. SPA-LC is committed to ensuring all students, teachers, families, and leaders have access to the assessment data they need to support each student in learning and growing.

Performance Assessment Resource Bank

Performance Assessment Resource Bank

This resource bank hosted by Envision Learning Partners is an online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.

Funders

Funding for this project has been provided by the Amgen Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stuart Foundation, and Walton Family Foundation. Core operating support for the Learning Policy Institute is provided by the Heising-Simons Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Raikes Foundation, Sandler Foundation, and MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett. We are grateful to them for their generous support.

Partners

SPA-LC partners include Menlo Education Research; the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity; Center for Assessment; Center for Innovation in Education; Southern Regional Education Board; Council of State Science Supervisors; Council of Chief State School Officers; ACESSE Project; University of Colorado Boulder; and several independent experts.