States can make better assessments possible by shifting testing dollars and using technology and teachers to score tests, says a new report.
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March 05, 2013
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February 26, 2013
New studies showing flawed use of placement tests could open the door to the common assessments.
February 21, 2013
A small group of Washington policy wonks says both assessment consortia are "on the wrong track" and predicts more states will drop out.
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 28, 2013
Bills pending in other states show pressure to ratchet up rigor.
January 24, 2013
How big the boycott will get and what were its main triggers are open questions.