For students with disabilities, test accommodations can make the difference in their ability to show what they know. But a new study suggests a getting such supports one year is no guarantee of help the next year.
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December 20, 2018
Research shows improvement for black and low-performing students in reading and math when matched with a teacher of color.
April 28, 2018
Massachusetts has been part of the transition from print to online in several state, national, and international tests. A new study looks at how moving from print to computer-based testing affected its students in the first few years.
April 07, 2018
With the scores for America's 4th and 8th graders not out until Tuesday, a variety of education watchers are already trying to decide what to think of the results. Here's a quick rundown of the most interesting indicators to watch, and misconceptions to avoid.
December 06, 2016
U.S. teenagers have flatlined in international assessments of science and reading, and declined in math.
November 29, 2016
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study releases new results for 2015.
May 08, 2015
A cheating scandal in the Atlanta district disproportionately hurt black students and drove enrollment in charter schools, a new study finds.
March 12, 2015
Stanford University researchers explore ways to assess project and performance-based learning.
April 05, 2014
The results of a large, randomized controlled trial conducted in Indiana suggest that diagnostic or interim assessments have mixed and limited effects on final or summative exam results.
February 20, 2014
A new analysis finds that NCLB flexibility waivers too often continue flawed accountability practices of the original law rather than considering non-test-based indicators, student growth, student demographics or results from subjects other than reading and math.