Perhaps more importantly, why do students study particular subjects and content? Why do they engage in certain tasks in our schools? These are critical questions for any community to ask. This resource provides compelling answers these essential questions. Watch Superintendent of Schools Thomas Scarice introduce how we assess student learning here in Madison and listen to Assistant Superintendent Gail Dahling-Hench explain the four layers of assessment tools teachers use throughout the school year to ensure our students are not only obtaining skills and knowledge, but can also apply what they learn to tackle real-life projects and problems.