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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.…
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…
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
Only three states expect their 8th graders to be on a college-ready path in both math and reading
More US schools may soon be held accountable for teaching life skills like perseverance and compassion
But a school district that embraced Common Core early finally hopes for a payoff
While they are successful at assessing students’ knowledge of the new standards, one finding shows that the proficiency levels are set too low
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…