Based on a new analysis from the NAEP governing board, only 39 percent of 12th graders are ready for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent in reading.
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March 17, 2014
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March 14, 2014
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February 21, 2014
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April 16, 2013
As the longtime high school equivalency test undergoes a major redesign, many states are concerned about its rising cost.
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
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