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August 14, 2012

A Glimpse of What to Expect From the Common Assessments

Sample items drafted by two state consortia offer an early idea of what kinds of items will be included in the common assessments.

August 09, 2012

Assessment Consortia: Colorado Makes Its Choice

Colorado decides to commit to the PARCC consortium for common assessments.

August 06, 2012

Utah Withdraws From Common-Assessment Work

Utah votes to withdraw from its common-assessment consortium.

July 31, 2012

Will the Market Embrace Publishers' Criteria for Math Standards?

Analysts say it's not yet clear how influential the new set of 'publishers' criteria for the common-core math standards will prove, but the document appears to be drawing serious attention.

July 27, 2012

N.C. to Require Arts Integration in Teacher-Prep Programs

Gov. Beverly Perdue of North Carolina recently signed legislation that requires teacher-preparation programs to ensure elementary students are readied to integrate the arts across the curriculum.

July 05, 2012

Louisiana Official Takes Key Post at State Chiefs' Group

Scott Norton, a longtime education official in Louisiana, is taking on a key post at the Council of Chief State School Officers overseeing work on standards, testing, and accountability.

July 01, 2012

Testing Consortia: South Carolina Makes Its Choice

South Carolina, one of the few states still participating in both test-design consortia, chooses the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium approach.

June 27, 2012

New Multistate Network to Promote STEM Education

A collection of statewide STEM education networks have formed a new coalition to promote STEM policies and practices.

June 27, 2012

Washington Insiders Size Up Common-Core Support, Testing Consortia

Far more Washington insiders think the PARCC assessment consortium is "on the right track" than is the other testing group, Smarter Balanced, but both group's ratings are improving.

June 27, 2012

What Laws Are States Passing on Common Standards?

A new website tracks state legislation related to the Common Core State Standards.

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