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February 23, 2015
February 20, 2015
New York state has been dating PARCC for several years now, but it sent signals this week that it's not ready to plan a wedding.
February 19, 2015
The state's education commissioner also targets additional high school tests for elimination.
February 19, 2015
The acquisition represents the value that Renaissance, one of the largest assessment and learning analytics companies in the K-12 market, places on a relative newcomer.
February 18, 2015
Linda Darling-Hammond proposes changes to the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act to support systems of assessment that enhance learning.
February 17, 2015
"From my perspective, using a variety of measures, including some selected at the local school level by educators, families and students,is the best way to capture the broad array of things each school is trying to do."
February 14, 2015
Los Angeles Unified School District teacher Robert Jeffers says that common standards and the related assessments could provide important instructional opportunities for teachers.
February 10, 2015
Teachers and the work they do are paramount to student achievement especially in Title I schools. So it would makes sense for ESEA funding to address teaching. The 2016 proposed budget for ESEA does this and more. The focus on teachers is not just about working conditions (i.e. class sizes, curriculum, etc.) but also about training, attracting, and retaining teachers.
February 09, 2015
A group that partnered in the development of the Next Generation Science Standards is now asking science teachers to help field-test multiple-choice items for an assessment on energy.
February 05, 2015
More than half of U.S. students live in states that will not be administering tests by PARCC or Smarter Balanced this year.