Loading...
Skip to main content
< Back to results

RFP-19069 Student Growth Assessments


Location
Maryland
Publication Date
05/09/2019 11:25 AM EDT
Closing Date
05/23/2019 11:00 AM EDT
Issuing Organization
Baltimore City Public Schools
Solicitation Number
Description

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The general scope of work shall consist of the following requirements. The awarded vendor(s) shall furnish student growth measure assessments that meet the following requirements: Approximately 165 Baltimore City Public School teams and seven (7) school programs will need training on the assessment. Additionally, there are approximately 4,000 teachers of these students in English Language Arts and Mathematics. A. The content scope should mirror the content scopes in the PARCC Assessment and be aligned to the Common Core State Standards and/or the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS). A willingness to adjust as more information becomes available about the new Maryland assessment is a must. B. Test items shall utilize a variety of modalities to assess student knowledge and should be aligned to item types available on PARCC. C. City Schools will consider an online only assessment, though there is preference of a paper pencil option, especially for students with certain accommodations. Scoring for paper options must be available within 2 weeks of submission. D. Platform must provide comparable accommodations that are available in PARCC. E. City Schools reserves the right to make multiple awards and will accept/consider proposals for a subset of grades, for instance, grades K-8 or 9-11. F. The assessment shall make use of national growth norms and provide growth normed targets for each child tested following the initial diagnostic administration. These growth norms will be able to differentiate based on subgroups and prior student performance. Reporting shall provide all user levels with easy to understand and interpret results based on student achievement of targets. G. Preference for the ability to compare results to a national and/or virtual comparison group. H. Acceptable technical characteristics including evidence of validity and reliability as well as appropriateness of the test for use with all students. I. Evidence that use of the assessment as a measure of growth is appropriate, including evidence that the assessment has been used as a measure of growth in other states or local education agencies. J. Clearly defined and comprehensive test administration windows and procedures providing at a minimum.

Source
https://emaryland.buyspeed.com/bso/external/bidDetail.sdo?docId=MDBCS31044770&external=true&parentUrl=bid (opens in a new window)

Get instant access

Get instant access to solicitation details & future business opportunities.

to solicitation details & future business opportunities.

Get Access

Vendor packages with access to similar open solicitations

Matching bid notifications & access to all Statewide & Group bid details

Statewide

Matching bid notifications & access to all Statewide & Group bid details

Matching bid notifications from participating agencies

Group

Matching bid notifications from participating agencies

Access participating agency bids

Basic

Access participating agency bids