Testing companies do not want us to know that Common Core and its high-stakes testing regime are a disaster that do a grave disservice to this nation's children.
You Can Try and Deny It, But Our Schools Need to Do Better Preparing Our Kids for College and Career
Like Weber, we are "sick and tired" of this debate. We too are tired of having our work cynically dismissed as a product
c. 5/12/16 Dear Professor Oyler: I am writing to respectfully request that you remove all of the material reproduced from
At some point in November 2015 (or not too long thereafter), it seems that New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera
For University Park Campus School, the Massachusetts Switch from PARCC to MCAS 2.0 is Tom-ay-to, Tom-ah-to
University Park is aiming much higher than simply scoring well on state tests, and the folks there spend very little time specifically preparing for them. But that doesn't mean they ignore the results.
The adoption of college and career ready standards now invite the questions: How do teachers, students, and families know students are meeting these higher standards? What expectations have been communicated to teachers about what students should be able to do with what they have learned?
While the objective of the statewide education report card is to provide parents, teachers, administrators and the public
I have begun a quest to see how expert educators are reacting to the new assessments their students are taking. The new assessments, designed to see if students are on track to be ready for college or careers, have been disconcerting for many educators, parents and the general public.