A few incidents of lax oversight have resulted in warnings or disciplinary steps.
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May 05, 2015
May 01, 2015
Results of a new, nationwide survey show that nearly 60 percent of high schoolers are using their own mobile devices in school.
April 30, 2015
The first public hearing on the choice of PARCC versus MCAS had its share of praise and criticism for the new online test.
April 29, 2015
Not all assessments may be formalized, but each teacher has routines, habits, and techniques that provide a shape or structure to his or her assessment system. How can we make them better?
April 28, 2015
It's time to fight the testing culture and consider the bigger picture. How can educators better align learning for life and not for testing? As we make pedagogical decisions daily, teachers need to weigh the importance of learning vs cramming for a test that isn't going to impact a child's overall level of mastery.
April 27, 2015
Miami-Dade drops 290 of 300 end-of-course exams that had been a state requirement, and Texas inches closer to rolling back graduation tests.
April 24, 2015
Recent problems in Nevada's administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium common-core tests were attributed to late delivery of open-source code.
April 24, 2015
A new report explores the thorny questions involved in gauging student learning in a competency-based learning system.
April 23, 2015
Until now, the main strategy for opt-out activists has been simply sitting out the test. Now it includes posting portions of the exam online.
April 22, 2015
State superintendent Dale Erquiaga said Nevada's test providers "have failed to uphold their obligations."