Two accommodations policies under consideration by an assessment consortium could narrow how many children who qualify for assistance on those tests in some states.
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December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012
Proposed accommodations could make fewer students eligible in some states, and more in others.
December 14, 2012
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers cut back its budget for formative and diagnostic work to facilitate work on summative tests.
December 13, 2012
PARCC decides to base its "college readiness" determination in math only on the exams students take at the end of each math sequence.
December 12, 2012
Iran, Portugal, and Singapore have seen their 4th grade science scores skyrocket since 1995, while U.S. scores have been flat. Other nations have declined.
December 06, 2012
I'd like to explore how parents, students, communities, and school staff can be decisionmakers, while sorting how the critical "who decides what" issues.
December 05, 2012
What lessons can be learned from Kentucky's assessment of the Common Core?
December 04, 2012
Schools like Brockton devise strategies based on the needs of their students, then organize themselves to meet them.
November 29, 2012
What we need to start with is a consensus that schools have to raise kids alongside their families; they have to join together on behalf of building a generation of strong citizens.
November 27, 2012
At a session on teacher effectiveness at yesterday's Excellence in Action National Summit in Washington, Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman offered some lessons learned for legislators and state leaders looking to implement revised teacher-evaluation systems. The information he presented...