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Most of Artesia's classes have a "data wall" to celebrate high achievement and improvement. But he's still hoping for more
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It is a high-poverty school that performed as well or better than the state in both reading and math, which led me to search
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Another key is that the tests provide students -- and their parents and teachers -- with good information about how students
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George Hall serves mostly African American students from a low-income part of Mobile and was recently recognized as a National
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Did a relationship ever sour so quickly as the Common Core and public opinion? Back in 2010 when the college- and career
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PARCC, of course, is one of the new assessments intended to help inform parents and educators whether students are on track to graduate from high school ready for either college or career training.
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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.
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If parents and educators can see the test results as demonstrating the work that needs to be done -- rather than as a pronouncement of doom -- we would be much better off.<
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On September 09, 2015, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released California's Smarter Balanced results, which comprise the largest component of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CASPP).
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"One of its fundamental arguments has been knocked out from under it."
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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.
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That said, I have also looked at the background on the CCSS and federal funding for PARCC and SBAC tests. USDE had a test-funding plan for the CCSS in April 2010, before the CCSS were published in June. By September 2010, grants were awarded to the PARCC and SBAC groups to begin test development at roughly $300 million total.
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When it comes to education, the role and effects of technology has been a tough nut to crack. As tomorrow's Digital Learning Day approaches, education groups and officials are offering up their recommendations.
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About 44 percent of respondents believe there is a high likelihood of states exiting the consortia and designing their own
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The tests are also supposed to be implemented by 2014. But according to the survey, respondents are doubtful, with 45 percent