States must measure whether or not students are growing over time, and if schools are helping them to do so – without losing sight of the ultimate goal that students are reaching proficiency.



Arizona’s plan places a strong weight on student achievement and growth by combining a clear measure of student achievement with two different measures of student growth; one that compares students to each other and one that compares them to a common benchmark. Click here to learn more.

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