The Council of Chief State School Officers produces a new framework to help states move from theory to practice as they work to reduce the burden of testing on students and schools.
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June 23, 2015
June 05, 2015
National Association of Scholars publishes an "open letter" criticizing the revamp of the Advanced Placement U. S. History framework.
May 26, 2015
EdWeek got inside the operation and found out who's scoring the tests, and how they're being trained.
May 22, 2015
Wisconsin lawmakers include a citizenship-test requirement for high school students in budget recommendations from their joint finance committee.
May 21, 2015
In response to criticism that its test is too long, and takes a major toll on school scheduling and personnel, PARCC announces a major redesign.
May 18, 2015
Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
May 14, 2015
Common-core backers seek a new audience for an old message: that states set the proficiency bars on their tests far too low.
May 12, 2015
In the second major rollback in a few years, Texas allows seniors to graduate by passing three, instead of five, end-of-course exams.
May 06, 2015
A veteran educator is stepping up to become executive director of the board that oversees "the nation's report card."
May 05, 2015
A few incidents of lax oversight have resulted in warnings or disciplinary steps.