Recent problems in Nevada's administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium common-core tests were attributed to late delivery of open-source code.
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April 24, 2015
April 22, 2015
The state has given notice to a vendor and the Smarter Balanced testing consortium that they are in "breach of contract" after a series of testing glitches.
April 20, 2015
Students in several counties on Monday ran into problems trying to log in to the state's online testing system, leading to testing delays.
April 15, 2015
Montana's state superintendent says statewide assessments will be made optional, following problems on a test administered by the vendor Measured Progress.
April 10, 2015
Pearson is asking California officials to re-bid a testing contract, potentially worth a quarter of billion dollars, calling the decision to award the deal to ETS illegal, arbitrary and capricious.
April 08, 2015
South Carolina officials violated various pieces of state procurement law in awarding a $58 million contracts to the ACT Inc., a top procurement panel has ruled.
March 23, 2015
Fewer than 30 percent of K-12 school technology officials believe their districts are ready for online testing, according to the Consortium for School Networking.
March 23, 2015
Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.
March 16, 2015
An alleged effort by New Jersey officials to monitor whether students were sharing information about common-core exams through social media has stirred controversy.
March 05, 2015
A number of major Florida counties lifted suspensions on giving online writing exams, after state officials voiced confidence that problems had been fixed.