Testing

Students need a boost in wealth more than a boost in SAT scores

The College Board creates an adversity score to acknowledge that wealth and race matter

Vermont’s ‘all over the map’ effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning

Schools across the state are ditching A through F report cards and letting students retake tests to emphasize learning over seat time, but each district’s interpretation of proficiency-based learning looks different, and a high profile fiasco in Maine looms large

Inside Maine’s disastrous rollout of proficiency-based learning

How well-intentioned education and business leaders, backed by wealthy foundations and a success story from faraway Alaska, sold state lawmakers on a largely untested theory of change

As states push for new ways of learning, some kids and parents feel left behind

More school districts embrace big changes, but students in Maine say: ‘We want our grades back!’

OPINION: The Opt Out movement is gaining ground, quietly

Concerns go beyond standardized testing

The new movie Night School passes my test

Students with special needs deserve respect and jobs like everyone else

State tests don’t have to be disconnected from classroom practice

Nebraska plans an assessment system that can be meaningful to students

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Students engage in creative activities on the playground at a San Antonio public preschool.

Measuring success at San Antonio’s public preschool program

While Pre-K 4 SA’s parents and alumni sing its praises, critics say the program should have broader focus

Louisiana ends policy that held thousands of students back a grade or more

Students held back were at high risk of dropping out.

OPINION: Standardized tests offer ‘a neutral yardstick’ in college admissions

Exploring research, grade inflation and the 'test-optional' debate

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