Member Resources

The National PTA, along with several partner organizations, has developed a step-by-step process to help states design high-quality online report cards. The report also includes resources to guide the work and a glossary to define and clarify technical terminology.
With the adoption of college- and career-ready standards (CCRS) across the country, states are in the process of building measures of college and career readiness into their assessment systems. The goal? Determining whether students are on track for success in life after high school. National PTA has compiled all the...
Local school board members are a key link between school districts and communities. They represent public concerns around testing and can hold district officials accountable. Given the critical role that local school boards play, Achieve and the National School Boards Association have developed “Assessment 101” resources for school board members.
Implementing high-stakes online assessments, most notably the Common Core State Standards, continues to be a challenge for school systems. It is a daunting task to get technology up to code, but there are steps school systems can take to ensure that their IT is ready to handle new online assessments....