Some northern New Jersey high schools are dropping local midterms and finals in a bid to preserve instructional time.
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December 22, 2014
December 16, 2014
A survey of kindergarten teachers showed unhappiness with the amount of time the test took away from instruction.
December 12, 2014
The first statewide results of ACT's Aspire test show most students below the marks that indicate they're on track for success in college.
December 11, 2014
Yet another state tries to hammer out a new way of judging schools that doesn't rely so heavily on test scores.
December 09, 2014
A new bill would allow states to use grant money to reevaluate their testing routines.
December 05, 2014
Federal law requires states to report student test scores in achievement levels, but leaders in the Golden State want to take a different approach.
December 01, 2014
About 30,000 high school students in six states will take the first official round of common-core-aligned tests created by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers over the next several weeks.
November 26, 2014
A new report from PARCC shows that students found the field test in math more difficult than the one in English/language arts.
November 21, 2014
Duncan said NAEP's role as a "truth-teller" helped catapult states into raising standards for students.
November 20, 2014
Vermont's objection to reporting student scores by achievement level captures key points of the debate.