Recently in Testing and Accountability Category

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   >   >>  

December 01, 2015

Common-Core Algebra: A Barrier to Graduation in New York?

New York has redesigned its Regents algebra test, which students must pass to graduate, to align to the common core. And the scores have consequently plummeted.

December 01, 2015

Testing Trends: Blending Consortia and Non-Consortia Questions

The "blend trend" allows states to mix PARCC or Smarter Balanced items with questions from their own vendors, but it comes with a few big cautionary notes.

November 25, 2015

Fiction No Longer Dominating Reading Instruction, NAEP Analysis Shows

A researcher says there's evidence that the common core has affected 4th and 8th graders in at least one measurable way: It's got them reading more nonfiction.

November 17, 2015

Teachers Share Views of PARCC and Smarter Balanced Tests

Two new studies of teachers' experiences with the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments reveal a mix bag of criticism and praise.

November 12, 2015

PARCC Restructures, Allows States to Customize Test

As fewer states choose to use PARCC's test this year, the consortium offers states more options.

November 12, 2015

Most ACT Test-Takers Aren't Ready for College STEM Courses, Report Says

A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.

November 11, 2015

A Primer on NAEP: How the National Test Fits Into the Assessment Landscape

Exactly what kind of test is NAEP? And where does it fit in with the dozens of other assessments and the purported overtesting phenomena that we've been hearing so much about?

November 04, 2015

Three Testing Issues to Watch in Rewriting No Child Left Behind

Both the House and Senate ESEA bills keep annual tests, but they go very different ways on a lot of other assessment issues.

November 04, 2015

PARCC Releases Test Items for Instruction

The consortium makes public hundreds of questions from last spring's debut test, saying it hopes teachers will use them in instruction to help students understand what it looks like to master the common core.

October 28, 2015

Math NAEP Scores Drop for 4th and 8th Grades

U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math, and somewhat worse in reading, than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test.

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments