common core tests
On September 18, 2015, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stopped in Pittsburgh at private university, Carnegie Mellon, to promote Common Core and its tests.
"One of its fundamental arguments has been knocked out from under it."
Test-centered American public education has had its day, and based upon the growing appeal to parents of opting their children out of mandated tests, that day has more than passed.
When the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) applied for Race to the Top (RTTT) funding on June 30, 2010, it submitted this 1,609-page application.
High school students across New Mexico walked out en masse this morning to protest the start PARCC testing, which began Monday morning.
The tests, which were given in late April to students in grades third through eighth, were supposed to align with recently
Said plainly, stories, drama, poetry, and other literature account for the majority of reading that students will do in the high school ELA classroom.
Education Technology, Digital Learning Not As Easy As It Seems: Alliance For Excellent Education Report
One challenge facing district leaders is ensuring that all students are adequately prepared for college and career following
About 44 percent of respondents believe there is a high likelihood of states exiting the consortia and designing their own
The Utah state school board on Friday voted 12-3 to withdraw from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium -- one of two