A scoring mistake by Pearson allowed 10 Mississippi students to graduate from high school, and the state says it won't revoke those diplomas.
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June 22, 2017
June 15, 2017
Colorado will no longer administer the full PARCC exam to students.
May 08, 2017
The College Board released new data showing that students boosted their SAT scores by using its free Khan Academy practice.
May 08, 2017
California Assembly voted to dump the state's controversial high school exit exam. Now the bill goes to the Senate.
May 01, 2017
Oregon becomes the latest state to drop the federally funded consortium tests—in this case, Smarter Balanced—at the high school level.
April 28, 2017
The PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessment consortia are adopting new managers to oversee their work in a changing testing landscape.
April 14, 2017
Rhode Island becomes the latest state to abandon the PARCC exam. It will use the test designed by its neighbor, Massachusetts, instead.
February 27, 2017
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium put out a request for proposal today seeking a partnership to create a test that both measures standards-mastery and can be used for college admissions.
February 24, 2017
The Long Beach school district in California wanted to use the SAT as its high school test instead of Smarter Balanced, but the state board rejected its request.
February 23, 2017
Formative assessment can be a tricky kind of testing to understand. EdWeek's video explainer can help.