Publications by Elizabeth M. Kopko2021-10-28T10:53:04-04:00

Publications by Elizabeth M. Kopko

Access to Success: Insights for Implementing a Multiple Measures Assessment System

Elizabeth Kopko, Hollie Daniels, Dan Cullinan, Hanna Nichols, Ellen Wasserman & Sarahi Hernandez | March 2024

This report highlights the roles of key actors and of state context and policy in the implementation of multiple measures assessment (MMA) at 12 two- and four-year colleges in Arkansas and Texas. It also discusses costs and describes challenges, such as obtaining staff buy-in, managing student data, and ensuring sufficient staffing.

The Next Phase of Placement Reform: Moving Toward Equity-Centered Practice

By Elizabeth Kopko, Jessica Brathwaite, and Julia Raufman | August 2022

This brief provides guidance to institutions seeking to design and implement placement systems that redress limitations of test-only systems and that work in conjunction with other reforms to generate more equitable outcomes.

Implementing and Scaling Multiple Measures Assessment in the Context of COVID-19

Susan Bickerstaff, Elizabeth Kopko,  Erika B. Lewy, Julia Raufman, and Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow | January 2021

Based on interviews with system leaders and college administrators, faculty, and staff, this brief presents four short case studies on how community college state systems changed placement policies and supported new placement practices in the midst of the pandemic.

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