The state released proficiency rates on the English/language arts and math exams for grades 3-8 and 11, as well as what the state had projected would be the results.
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July 02, 2015
June 29, 2015
Engaging teachers in scoring assessments helps deepen their understanding of student standards and student learning.
June 23, 2015
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill requiring districts to notify parents of their right to opt their children out of standardized exams.
June 22, 2015
The legislation means that Maine will have to search for a new English/language arts and math assessment for the 2015-16 school year.
June 19, 2015
A Smarter Balanced testing vendor has released completion rates in three states that had serious challenges giving the common-core aligned exam.
June 10, 2015
Do high schools' course requirements match up with minimum admissions standards in states' higher education systems? And do all states even have definitions of "college ready"?
June 03, 2015
A provision of the state education budget signed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would cut off funding for the Smarter Balanced exam and require a new test for the next school year.
May 28, 2015
A 1990 study from the National Commission on Testing and Public Policy found the system of tests in American public schools had become a "hostile gatekeeper" for many students.
May 14, 2015
California is hammering out a new state accountability system to complement its school funding system and local accountability models. What might Golden State accountability look like in the future?
May 08, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker wants to defund the common-core aligned test, but he's not the only Wisconsin official who's gone after the test's rollout.