ESSA │3. Academic Assessments
In this section, SEAs provide information about high school end-of-course mathematics assessments and strategies to prepare students for and provide access to advanced mathematics courses in middle school. In addition, SEAs must include information about the use of existing assessments for languages other than English and plans to develop assessments in these languages.
AIR is a leader in the field for the development and administration of academic assessments, particularly in the content area of mathematics. In addition, AIR also has the capacity to support research-based approaches to assessing the academic achievement of English learners (ELs), For example, through the Center for English Language Learners, our staff conducts rigorous research, supports educators in the field to improve instruction and learning for ELs and analyzes state and federal policy relevant to the EL population.