Compared to other tests from groups including ACT and Amplify, the study said Smarter Balanced assessments remained the best choice for Michigan.
All Blog Posts With state policy Tag or Category
December 02, 2013
November 26, 2013
The court said Georgia's historical precedent clearly allowed for the state to remove local officials under certain circumstances.
November 25, 2013
Foes of the 2012 state law allowing charters say it runs afoul of the state constitution, but its defenders say it's a key piece of the state's education policy shift.
November 22, 2013
The Oregon complaint targets the state school boards association, while a teachers' union in Maryland has also filed a grievance regarding work on common-core aligned curriculum.
November 21, 2013
High school students will not take the common-core-aligned exam in 2015, state Superintendent John White announced, under a plan giving Louisiana schools a decade to meet score expectations.
November 21, 2013
Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said she did nothing improper in reviewing and making recommendations about a 2014 ballot initiative's language.
November 20, 2013
An organizer of the protest day against common core says her work is just beginning, while a "Moms Against Duncan" group recently started.
November 19, 2013
Florida superintendents have also requested a three-year delay in common-core implementation, but that state's school board doesn't appear sympathetic to the idea.
November 18, 2013
A lawsuit challenging the validity of common core has been filed in Kentucky, while state chiefs continue to grapple with public perceptions of the standards.
November 14, 2013
The lawsuit filed against the department by plaintiffs in the Empire State says the group's data cloud puts private student information at risk.