Common-core backers seek a new audience for an old message: that states set the proficiency bars on their tests far too low.
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May 14, 2015
May 13, 2015
The deal could signal an approaching peace, or at least a cease-fire, in the long-running war over the common core and the PARCC test in Louisiana.
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
May 12, 2015
Consensus becomes the scythe that clears the path forward.
May 11, 2015
The districts would be able to design and administer tests in lieu of the state assessments.
May 07, 2015
California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.
May 05, 2015
All three new GOP candidates have dissed the Common Core state standards as federal overreach.
May 04, 2015
The cable host's "Last Week Tonight" skewers test preparation at school, the tests themselves, test publishers, and the political atmosphere around school accountability.
May 03, 2015
Education is full of misconceptions that fuels public misunderstanding. Professionals need to help debunk these corrosive myths to help re-estbalish education as important and positive.
April 24, 2015
Few Californians believe their schools administer too many standardized tests, according to a new poll, which also found that knowledge about the common-core standards is weak.