Mapping the Gaps on Assessment

Eric Lindland, Michael Baran, Moira O'Neil, and Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor

This report form the Frameworks Institute’s Core Story of Education Project outlines comparative results from a series of parallel interviews with experts and members of the public. The results show major gaps between how these two populations understand and think about student assessment.

While assessment is often portrayed as a problematic feature of the education system, it is rarely framed as a potential way to improve educational outcomes.