Race to the Top Assessment Program
Grant Program Overview
Post-Award Technical Assistance Public Meetings
Tuesday, May 22, 2012Lessons Learned for Improving Accessibility in Assessments by Students with Disabilities
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Creating Valid, Reliable, and Fair Assessments for Students with Disabilities and English Learners
Friday, June 10, 2011 Automated Scoring of Summative Assessments
Pre-Award Public Input Meetings
View expert bios, presentations, transcripts and written input from the public and expert input meetings.
Press release announcing the Competition
Comprehensive Assessment Systems Grant Application MSWord (573K)
High School Course Program Grant Application MSWord (193K)
Intent to apply MSWord (29K)
Understanding the application PDF (344K) — slides from the webinar held on April 9, 2010 for States teams considering applying.
Assessment Program technical assistance planning workshop April 22, 2010 in Minneapolis
The Department originally published FAQs on May 7, 2010. The Department published Addendum 1 to the FAQs on May 21, 2010 and one new FAQ as Addendum 2 on June 17, 2010. See Addendum 2 here PDF (179K) and the full set of FAQs (including those added through these addenda) here PDF (648K).
Information about the application review process and information provided to the peer reviewers