NAEP scores for high school seniors in math and reading show declines since 1992, but modest gains since the last test in 2005.
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November 18, 2010
November 17, 2010
New Power Point explanations are out on the two big state assessment consortia that won Race to the Top money to design tests for the new common standards.
November 16, 2010
Engaging in another round of discussion with an EdWeek reader, testing expert Margaret Heritage discusses the role of subjectivity in formative assessment.
November 15, 2010
An assessment expert wades into dialog with an EdWeek reader to clarify the meaning of formative assessment.
November 11, 2010
Ehe Italian embassy led a fundraising drive to help restore the Advaced Placement exam and course.
November 11, 2010
Formative assessment is squishy. And squishy things don't easily yield to standardized measurement. And that creates an awkward situation in an era of numbers-driven accountability. That squishiness was on display yesterday during a panel discussion about formative assessment. (See my story for hig...
November 10, 2010
An assessment expert argues that the great potential of formative assessment to shape teaching and learning could be squandered by the two new assessment consortia.
November 09, 2010
Had enough talk about the election? Here are a few things to consider that have nothing to do with last week's events, all brought to you by teachers: • Revisit the question of whether social studies gets squeezed out of the curriculum by math and English language arts, since No Child Left Beh...
November 01, 2010
From congressional races and gubernatorial campaigns to ballot measures, Tuesday's elections are important for the future of education policy and funding.
October 28, 2010
The webinar on testing ELLs is hosted by the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition.