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Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr., discussed the Performance Assessment Networks Pilot in his April 2022 column: Reimagining New York's Assessment Strategy 


Related Materials and Research 

Aurora Institute, the Center for Assessment, the Center for Innovation in Education, Envision Learning Partners, the Great Schools Partnership, and KnowledgeWorks. “Measuring Forward: Emerging Trends in K-12 Assessment Innovation.” KnowledgeWorks. (2021, November 08). Retrieved from:

Darling-Hammond, Linda.  “Developing and measuring higher order skills: Models for state performance assessment systems.”  Council of Chief State School Officers. (2017).  Retrieved from:   

Domanico, Ray.  The transformation of public high schools in New York City.  New York, NY: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Inc., (2022).  Retrieved from:  

Fine, Michelle, and Karyna Pryiomka.  Assessing college readiness through authentic student work: How the City University of New York and the New York Performance Standards Consortium are collaborating toward equity.  Palo Alto, CA: Learning Policy Institute, (2020).  Retrieved from: 

Lee, Carol D.  “Possible futures: A curriculum that promotes civic ends and meets developmental needs.”  Kappan 103, no. 3 (2021): 54-57.  Retrieved from:   

Marion, Scott.  "All I wanted for Christmas was a through year assessment system that promotes deeper learning: Fulfilling the promise of performance-based assessment."  The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, Inc.  (2022, January 11).  Retrieved from:

Mathews, Jay.  “Shockingly good news about New York City public high schools.”  The Washington Post. (2022, January 23).  Retrieved from: