Sharkey, N. S., & Murnane, R. J. (2006). Tough choices in designing a formative assessment system. American Journal of Education 112(4), 572-588.
This article from an issue of the American Journal of Education dedicated to research about data use and decision-making describes one school district's attempts to implement a math formative assessment system. The authors utilize the current literature on formative assessment and the findings from this qualitative case study to highlight the challenges educators face in choosing and implementing formative assessments.