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Using Progress Monitoring in Early Childhood Education: Assessing Methods and Developing an Evidence-Based Model

2012-2016
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation

Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers continue to identify a need for research on ongoing assessment to individualize instruction. In recent years, the Office of Head Start has elaborated its vision for preschool child and family outcomes, added a stronger focus on program and classroom quality in its monitoring system, and developed tools to support ongoing assessment in daily practice. Despite the importance of using assessment to inform instruction and requirements to do so, information on how teachers collect and use assessment data to inform their practice and individualize is sparse.

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