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Press Conference: OSSE to Release Results from DC CAS Test Integrity Investigation

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Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 810 1st St, NE, 3rd Floor

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                             

June 21, 2012, 2012

OSSE Contact:   Marc Caposino, 202-727-7207



The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will release results of Alvarez and Marshall’s integrity investigation of the DC Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) for School Year 2011.


Friday, June 22, 2012

10:30 a.m.


Office of the State Superintendent of Education

810 1st St, NE

3rd Floor

Washington, DC 20002


Each year, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education reviews the District of Columbia’s Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) to ensure the validity and reliability of assessment results. OSSE will detail the analysis of classrooms flagged for further investigation due to wrong to right test erasures, substantial classroom-level growth, and within-classroom variation. State Superintendent Hosanna Mahaley will review the investigation’s final results and methodology used to complete the analysis and take questions.


Marc Caposino