The Tennessee Education Association is pushing the idea that the states' NAEP gains could be explained in part by a motivational video shown before the test.
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October 15, 2013
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August 21, 2013
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July 18, 2013
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May 20, 2013
The Seattle school district announced that high schools in the city will no longer be required to administer the Measures of Academic Progress assessmenta computerized adaptive test teachers had refused to give earlier this year.
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March 25, 2013
An Indianapolis high school English teacher adds her voice to the growing chorus of educators speaking out against what they see as extraneous and unreliable benchmarking assessments.