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November 05, 2013
November 04, 2013
A new Indiana A-F school accountability system approved by a legislative panel Nov. 1 would put more emphasis on student growth.
November 01, 2013
Helen Janc Malone closes the International Perspectives on Education Reform Blog with a call for collective action and a comprehensive approach to educational change.
October 30, 2013
By guest blogger Alyson Klein. Cross-posted from Politics K12. Ever since California approved a bill to suspend much of its accountability testing for one year, everyone has been wondering if the feds would punish the Golden State for straying far from the accountability requirements of the No Child...
October 30, 2013
A new study finds that the cost of PARCC and Smarter Balanced tests won't rise by more than a few dollars per student if a substantial number of states drop out of the consortia.
October 28, 2013
New York Commissioner of Education John King announced the elimination of an 8th grade math test for some students and grants to help reduce testing.
October 27, 2013
Helen Janc Malone introduces the final blog week with a theme "whole system change."
October 25, 2013
A Morehead, Ky., newspaper pulls an online poll about school accountability after complaints and finger-pointing from respondents complaining about teachers, parents, administrators, and students.
October 24, 2013
Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the two candidates for governor in Virginia, focused on school choice, testing, teacher pay, and school safety during their Thursday night debate.
October 23, 2013
Elena Lenskaya offers a sobering lesson in the unintended consequences of standardized testing--teaching to the test and learning to the test.