Illinois has officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards.
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March 25, 2014
March 07, 2014
Yesterday, the Oregon state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
February 26, 2014
Today's unanimous vote by the state board of education makes Nevada the ninth state to have officially adopted the common science standards.
November 15, 2013
Increasingly, comparisons are being made between the rocky rollout of President Obama's signature healthcare initiative, and the 2015 debut of the common-core assessments.
October 02, 2013
Substituting Smarter Balanced field tests for assessments that produce results for accountability could bring a penalty on the Golden State.
October 01, 2013
The Council of Chief State School Officers urges testmakers and the two state consortia to create large-scale assessments that reflect good instructional practice.
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.