IADA and the Comparability Fallacy

The recent Request for Information by the USED related to improving the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority (IADA) has produced a spate of posts, letters, articles, etc. related to comparability. Spate is such a lovely onomatopoeic word. And so appropriate to describe the arguments being made about comparability. Spate. It feels like some sort of formalContinue reading “IADA and the Comparability Fallacy”


It’s a fairly common occurrence for me not to recognize or know how to interpret the various emojis, acronyms, and hashtags I encounter while scrolling through the latest on Taylor Swift, the local sports teams, my favorite #GBBO contestants, and a little assessment and measurement angst – iykyk, right. The most recent case: the lettersContinue reading “AITA”