The latest SAT scores show a decline in all areas, but the College Board says four in 10 of those taking the test meet its definition of "college ready."
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September 14, 2011
September 12, 2011
Professional groups team up to offer help transitioning to the common standards.
September 06, 2011
Secretary Duncan today named five new members to the National Assessment Governing Board, including the superintendent of the Baltimore district and Kentucky's commissioner.
August 30, 2011
A group of states designing tests for the common standards releases a document outlining the "evidence of learning" students should have to demonstrate to show mastery of the common standards in math.
August 25, 2011
The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium delays the release of its math content specifications.
August 18, 2011
One of the two state assessment consortia extends its public comment period for draft content frameworks.
August 17, 2011
ACT's annual score report attempts to link scores on the college-entrance exam to career readiness.
August 12, 2011
Experts caution the assessment consortia about making tests accessible to special-needs students, and designing a successful system that has multiple, varying goals.
August 09, 2011
One of the two assessment consortia releases a document that edges closer to offering a picture of what mastering the common standards should look like.
August 05, 2011
A federal official responds to questions about NAEP results in light of widespread cheating in Atlanta on state tests.