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Use the Internet to research the topic -**Balancing the use of formative or summative assessments in the classroom with required standardized assessments**. Justify your topic selection by highlighting its relevance to your chosen district being able to successfully meet its K-12 assessment goals. Your research should also focus on locating current issues, applications, assessment strategies, and tools related to your selected topic. Once you complete your research, submit this portion of the research paper to your superintendent for review and feedback.
Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:
Propose your research topic in which you detail its relevance to meeting one (1) or more K-12 assessment goals in your chosen school district, focusing on a specific grade level, discipline, or target student population (gifted students, students with special needs, etc.).
Examine at least three (3) key political, legal, and / or current issues related to your chosen topic.
Describe at least three (3) specific needs of the students in the school district including students with special learning needs.
Propose at least three (3) applications your topic has to K-12 assessment in your chosen school district.
Provide at least four (4) sources that document detailed information about your proposed topic. The sources must be written within the last five (5) years.