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Massachusetts once had the best state test in the country. Will it again?

ARLINGTON, Mass.—As rain poured outside on the chilly evening of February 24, a group of Arlington elementary school parents was imagining a sunnier place — Dorothy’s trip down the yellow brick road.…

Public-school tests glitch across state

Twelve thousand Mississippi students spent nearly 20 minutes unable to take their Mississippi Assessment Program tests Wednesday morning. Minneapolis, Minns-based Questar Assessment Inc., the assessment vendor responsible for distributing Mississippi’s…

Will Common Core undermine an elite college-prep program’s goal of diversity?

Some educators say the Common Core tests spell doom for the students most in need of support; others say the international baccalaureate’s intensive college-prep curriculum will save the day

Academic expectations around the country, updated for Common Core

Only three states expect their 8th graders to be on a college-ready path in both math and reading

The difference between being eligible for college and ready for college

More US schools may soon be held accountable for teaching life skills like perseverance and compassion

As online Common Core tests fail, Tennessee schools face unknown once again

But a school district that embraced Common Core early finally hopes for a payoff

Two studies find Common Core tests make the grade

While they are successful at assessing students’ knowledge of the new standards, one finding shows that the proficiency levels are set too low

Many who pass state high school graduation tests show up to college unprepared

So what do the exams, now being conducted in classrooms nationwide, actually measure?

More state tests are “getting honest” about how few kids are on track for college, but there are outliers

The Common Core has won – at least on one front. The standards and the tests designed based on them were, in part, a response to a growing sense that…

Could you answer these Common Core test questions?

Same standards, different tests