Some states are trying out ACT and SAT in their accountability systems, but there are limits to this approach.
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October 30, 2014
October 29, 2014
Big suburban superintendents want new kinds of tests and the option to test less frequently.
October 28, 2014
A coalition of groups calls for a rethinking of school accountability, releasing a document long on vision but short on details.
October 24, 2014
Civil rights and advocacy groups want the U.S. Department of Education to hold states renewing their No Child Left Behind Act waivers accountable for low-income students, minorities, English-language learners, and students with disabilities.
October 23, 2014
New Hampshire wants to cut the frequency of state-wide summative tests in a handful of districts, in favor of performance-based tests.
October 20, 2014
Scott sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, requesting a hearing on the issue before the Office of the Administrative Law Judges.
October 16, 2014
Now that Oklahoma's institutions of higher education have given its standards the OK, the Sooner State has suddenly found itself in a position to regain NCLB flexibility.
October 15, 2014
State school chiefs and urban district leaders committed to eliminating redundant tests, but they also made clear that they will not back away from annual standardized testing.
October 06, 2014
The administration last week released an NCLB snap shot of sorts, looking at where states were during the 2011-12 school year.
October 03, 2014
Should we test students less often? Who is making money off of Common Core tests? What should states have to do to renew their waivers? For the answers, check out these good reads.