Nebraska, one of the few states that has not adopted the common standards, sends a signal that it could be reconsidering.
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March 15, 2013
March 13, 2013
PARCC becomes a nonprofit to help it stay afloat after federal money runs out in 2014.
March 05, 2013
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers estimates that its tests will take 8 to 10 hours.
February 21, 2013
Relatively few are "very confident" that new standards will improve achievement or make students more ready for college and work.
February 20, 2013
State Commissioner Tony Bennett says a "Plan B" is necessary in case PARCC tests aren't ready in time.
February 19, 2013
Robert Scott shares his opposition to the Common Core State Standards with lawmakers in two other states.
January 30, 2013
A free online bank of rewritten questions and tasks for popular basal readers is getting some attention from teachers.
January 17, 2013
One of the two state assessment consortia, PARCC, solicits feedback on two key facets of its proposed accommodations policy.
January 16, 2013
New tests are likely to plumb deeper levels of understanding, but must surmount technical, financial, and political hurdles, UCLA researchers conclude.
January 10, 2013
A new set of guidelines suggests that teachers need not cut back on literature to meet the "informational text" demands of the common core.