The College Board releases a full-length sample of its AP U.S. history test in response to criticism that it presents a negative view of American history.


The GOP blasts the College Board's new framework as "radically revisionist" and calls for a year's delay in using it.


Some companies, like Discovery K12, are actively marketing education publishing materials to parents who want to opt their kids out of the common-core standards.


Following accusations that questions on the New York standardized tests given this spring were developmentally inappropriate and included product placement, state education officials made half the questions available online.


The governor and state schools chief cite their desire for an assessment that's "the right fit for Iowa."


A new organization is wading into the (very choppy) waters of judging whether major textbooks and other classroom materials are common-core aligned.


A new study finds that boosting high school graduation requirements, alone, will not improve student outcomes.


Fourth graders struggled with some of the most basic functions on a computer-based writing assessment, according to a recent federal study.


The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is using a crowd-sourcing element in its work to set the achievement cut scores on its tests.


A group of Maryland math educators take a close look at a 4th grade performance task, and several are surprised by the level of advanced thinking it requires.


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