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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.

June 27, 2012

Rhode Island Crafts Road Map to Learning Languages

Rhode Island has developed a blueprint to ensure that students learn a foreign language.

June 26, 2012

Input Sought on Math Frameworks Pegged to Common Core

A state testing consortium is inviting public comment on two documents that aim to help educators implement the Common Core State Standards in mathematics.

June 26, 2012

Ohio Joins Ranks of States With 3rd Grade Retention Law

Ohio's governor has signed a new law that ties promotion of 3rd graders to their performance on a 3rd grade reading test.

June 21, 2012

Alaska Considering Common Assessments?

Alaska reportedly is inquiring about joining an assessment consortium, although federal rules require a state to have adopted the common standards.

June 18, 2012

Contract Awarded to Oversee Teacher Assessment Leaders

A professional development group has won a $4.3 million contract to train teachers as leaders in the PARCC assessment system.

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