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May 18, 2016

Tennessee Gives Pearson 'Emergency' Test Scoring Contract

Tennessee officials fired Measurement Inc. after a series of technical glitches and the slow delivery of paper tests.

April 28, 2016

After Series of Hiccups, Tennessee Terminates Contract With Testing Company

The state is pulling out of the five-year contract with Measurement Inc. after a series of technical glitches.

April 04, 2016

Diane Ravitch Urges Parents to Opt Children Out of Common-Core Exams

The education historian, blogger, and activist, in a widely distributed video, argues along with her organization the Network for Public Education that standardized tests based on the Common Core State Standards are "useless."

March 22, 2016

Newly Elected N.Y. Chancellor Voices Sympathy for Testing Opt-Outs

Betty Rosa's comments come just weeks before students across New York start taking the latest round of the state's standardized exams.

March 14, 2016

Study: States Leave Out College Readiness Factors That Matter Most

An Achieve study finds that states' accountability systems leave out factors that best indicate whether students are ready for college.

March 11, 2016

Survey: Ohio Students Got A Grades on Paper Exams, F Grades Online

Ohio is now part of a growing number of states that are questioning the validity of their online exam results.



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