In Minnesota, Arne Duncan urges the state to do better, despite its high scores on national tests, and relatively strong showings on the international scale.
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October 08, 2010
North Carolina will no longer require "gateway" end-of-grade and end-of-course tests that determined student promotion. Those measures were not having much effect anyway, state officials found.
April 15, 2010
From guest blogger Catherine Gewertz: Susan A. Gendron, Maine's commissioner of education is leaving her job. Word is that she's going to help lead one of the groups, or "consortia," of states that have formed to get Race to the Top money to design new assessment systems. The news left one state l...
February 26, 2010
Achieve, Inc. will release its annual report in Washington