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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn practical, evidence-based strategies for improving school-wide acceptance and use of progress monitoring data.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Imagine a classroom where data isn't just a report card, but a map leading students to their full potential. That's the kind of learning experience we envision at ANet, alongside educatorsAssessment Opinion What's the Best Way to Grade Students? Teachers Weigh InThere are many ways to make grading a better, more productive experience for students. Here are a few.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.School leaders share their standards-based grading insights. Join our webinar to learn tips, overcome challenges, & transform grading systems.This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reconsider our assessment systems. Discover a fresh approach with Through-Year Assessment.Assessment Opinion To Replace Skill Mastery for Seat Time, There Are 3 RequirementsTime for learning and student support take on a whole new meaning in the mastery-based learning model.These resources will help teams better understand and use screening data to support the needs of all learners.Assessment More States Could Drop Their High School Exit ExamsThere's movement afoot in nearly half the states that still mandate high school exit exams to end the requirement.Assessment Cardona Says Standardized Tests Haven't Always Met the Mark, Offers New FlexibilityThe U.S. Department of Education is seeking to reinvigorate a little-used pilot program to create new types of assessments.Assessment If ChatGPT Can Write Virtually Anything, What Should a National Writing Exam Test?That's a question the board that oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress is confronting amid AI's rapid ascendance.Assessment From Our Research Center Few Educators Say A-F and Numeric Grades Offer 'Very Effective' Feedback for StudentsFewer than 1 in 6 educators—13 percent— say that A through F or numeric grades are a “very effective way” to give feedback to students.Assessment Q&A This Teacher Has Students Track Their Own Progress in Class, and It's Paying OffMiddle school teacher Erin Merrill gives her students the responsibility of tracking their mastery.Assessment Opinion Grades and Tests Can Undermine Learning. Do They Have To?Students grow and change, but their assessment records never do. Should this change?