The Council of Chief State School Officers urges testmakers and the two state consortia to create large-scale assessments that reflect good instructional practice.
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October 01, 2013
August 28, 2013
A new study finds that some states are considering assessments other than those being designed by the two state testing consortia.
July 22, 2013
The state cites cost, technological readiness, as stumbling blocks in using PARCC's tests.
July 08, 2013
Details emerge about the state's decision to go it alone on student testing.
April 15, 2013
The move holds symbolic importance for the two federally funded assessment consortia, which are mindful of maintaining membership in order to stay viable.
March 22, 2013
One state begins considering an anti-common-core bill, while another ends that debate.
March 15, 2013
Nebraska, one of the few states that has not adopted the common standards, sends a signal that it could be reconsidering.
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.
January 28, 2013
Bills pending in other states show pressure to ratchet up rigor.