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December 10, 2013

NAEP Committee Wrestles With Exclusion-Rate Policy

The body that sets policy for NAEP considers revising the way it reports exclusion rates to distinguish between students not permitted to take the test, and those who decline to do so because it doesn't offer the accommodations they need.

December 09, 2013

Inclusion on 'Nation's Report Card' Goes Up, But Achievement Gaps Stay Wide

More students with disabilities than ever are taking the test, but their scores in reading and math have not changed substantially for more than 10 years.

December 09, 2013

The Trouble With Testing Groups' Agreements On Student Data Privacy

Phrasing in the agreements that PARCC and Smarter Balanced signed with the U.S. Department of Education has given data-privacy advocates cause for worry about the sharing of student data.

December 06, 2013

Albuquerque School Board Rejects Sending Parents Opt-Out Letter on Testing

Albuquerque parents won't receive school district guidance detailing their rights to opt their children out of standardized testing after failed board vote.

December 06, 2013

NAGB's Bid For Reworked Student-Background Questions Gets Pushback

The National Assessment Governing Board's early attempts to come up with new ways to use students' background information gets immediate pushback from outgoing education statistics chief Jack Buckley.

December 05, 2013

Exclusion Rates on the Agenda at Meeting of 'Nation's Report Card' Board

Maryland's high exclusion rates on the test National Assessment of Educational Progress have drawn attention and concern in some corners.

December 05, 2013

State Assessment Group Approves Privacy Rules for Student Data

As worry swirls around the use and disclosure of student-level data, PARCC issues rules that clarify that it will not share such data with the federal government. Any decisions about sharing that information lies with states, according to the new policy.

December 05, 2013

In 'The Spirit of Liberty'

It's probably easier to teach about liberty than democracy. The former is perhaps "natural" to the human species.

December 03, 2013

Fifteen States Seek Double-Testing Waiver From U.S. Education Department

The U.S. Department of Education has revealed the states that want to replace all or part of their 2014 tests with field tests developed by PARCC and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

November 26, 2013

Florida Mom Balks At Son's Honor Roll Recognition

The superintendent of Florida's Pasco County Schools proposes revisions to district honor-roll guidelines after a parent complains about her son's inclusion on the list.

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