Glimpse K12 launches new tool to help educators eliminate grade inflation, grade deflation and systemic bias
Glimpse, the only education technology company that analyzes school spending in the context of student outcomes, has launched a new tool to help educators identify and eliminate grade inflation, grade deflation, and systemic bias.
ACE (Assessment Correlation Engine) is the only educational tool to help administrators pinpoint and eliminate issues around the discrepancy of course grades and mastery of learning standards to ensure parents, students, and educators all understand student progress. ACE helps educators increase their eROI by ensuring the efficacy of their assessment process.
“We had students getting As and Bs but their testing proved that they had not mastered certain basic concepts in their academics,” said Superintendent Joe Windle.
“Our customers discovered that the way they were assessing student performance in the classroom was not in line with standards mastery on achievement tests,” said Pearson. “When students receive A’s, B’s, and C’s in the classroom, both students and parents assume that students are mastering core concepts. Grade inflation happens when these same students test non proficient on achievement tests.”
Tallapoosa County Schools is an example of a district that has already begun using the new ACE tool and seen important results. “The data we got from the ACE solution proved our concerns were real about grade inflation. We had students getting As and Bs but their testing proved that they had not mastered certain basic concepts in their academics,” said Superintendent Joe Windle. “We could take the data from Glimpse K12’s platform and drill down to specific teachers and classrooms and see where the grades did not reflect the skills the students had actually mastered.”
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