Improving the quality of instruction through the development of content standards is a critical step in developing effective curriculum and meaningful assessment to enhance student learning. In adult education, many programs do not use standards to guide their programs. The Adult Education Standards and Assessment Warehouse initiative was created in ...
The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies is a multi-domain adult skills assessment designed to understand how individuals’ education, workplace experiences, and other background factors relate to cognitive skills in the domains of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments. This brief highlights differences between several countries ...
The authors of this report use high quality data from a large-scale school-level cluster randomized experiment to examine the effects of mClass and Acuity benchmark assessments on mathematics achievement in 59 schools in the State of Indiana.
This report compares the content of two science assessments for grades 4 and 8, and provides information useful for interpreting and comparing results from the two assessments, based on an in-depth look at the content of the respective frameworks and assessment items.
Making research useful and relevant to daily life has been the focus of AIR since its inception in 1946 as a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization. This timeline is a decade by decade look at AIR's key events and accomplishments.
Since 2001, AIR has been working in Zambia, conducting multi-method impact and process evaluations across many sectors such as health, WASH, social protection, early childhood development, nutrition, and education. Explore our projects and read about our regional office.
Experts from the American Institutes for Research will discuss aspects of educational evaluation and testing at the National Council on Measurement in Education’s annual meeting being held April 26-30, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. The conference’s theme is “Advancing Large Scale and Classroom Assessment through Research and Practice” and focuses ...
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