As the longtime high school equivalency test undergoes a major redesign, many states are concerned about its rising cost.
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April 16, 2013
April 04, 2013
Cynthia Schmeiser will join the College Board to oversee programs including the SAT.
March 22, 2013
The Smarter Balanced consortium decides to affiliate with a research group for future work and defines student performance at each testing level.
February 26, 2013
New studies showing flawed use of placement tests could open the door to the common assessments.
November 27, 2012
Twenty-five states unveil draft descriptions that will shape the tests that will be required of millions of students.
November 07, 2012
PARCC defines the level of its test that connotes college readiness, and describes what performance at that level should look like.
October 29, 2012
An annual study by the College Board finds counselors are poorly trained for key job duties, and are often directed to spend too much time on activities that matter least for students' academic success.
October 26, 2012
As he takes the helm of the College Board, David Coleman zeroes in on helping disadvantaged students live up to their potential.
October 24, 2012
Miami The annual meeting of the College Board got off to an unusual start: with a high-profile session on English-learners' "right to rigor," moderated by none other than the organization's brand-new president, David Coleman. The session, a panel discussion by three nationally known ELL experts,...
October 04, 2012
The two presidential candidates devote a slice of their first debate to education.