U.S. students scored above average on the first PISA assessment of creative problem solving but still lagged behind top-performing nations.
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A new analysis finds that NCLB flexibility waivers too often continue flawed accountability practices of the original law rather than considering non-test-based indicators, student growth, student demographics or results from subjects other than reading and math.
September 03, 2010
Teaching to the test is old news; new research suggests teaching with the test may help students remember and apply knowledge better.
July 29, 2010
A new study explores whether a state exam in Arizona could be a useful way to predict which students will succeed in college.
June 10, 2009
At the Institute of Education Sciences' annual meeting, a study tries to puzzle out the most effective quizzing schedule for middle school students.