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.
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February 15, 2017
A survey finds superintendents like some things about the new common-core assessments, but are wary about the amount of time students spend taking tests.
January 31, 2017
Montana has hired an outside firm to conduct a policy and procedure review after discovering that ACT scores were incorrectly reported to the federal government.
January 20, 2017
Wisconsin and Wyoming were unable to win full approval from the U.S. Department of Education to use the ACT as their high school test. The department has demanded "substantial additional information" before it will consider approving the states' use of the exam.
January 20, 2017
Montana's new superintendent alleges that her predecessor misrepresented the state's ACT scores to the U.S. Department of Education.
October 18, 2016
Grumps and skeptics aren't holding big celebrations over President Barack Obama's announcement that the national high school graduation rate reached a high of 82.3 percent. What's spoiling the party?
August 31, 2016
Colorado has established new statewide graduation requirements, but they allow students to choose from a menu of ways to prove they're ready for diplomas.
August 30, 2016
Kaplan Test Prep announces a free online course for the PSAT, aimed at helping students compete for National Merit scholarships.
August 25, 2016
The decline in scores is not unexpected, say company representatives, because more states began requiring all 11th graders take the college readiness exam.