The New Jersey Assembly Education Committee voted 11 to 1 in favor of a bill that would eliminate PARCC scores from being used in teacher evaluations.
What can teachers do if they had an additional 23 hours with their students instead of taking a standardized test that frankly doesn’t help students?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie raised the stakes for PARCC on the state’s teachers while at a local middle school he explained why.
Wayne Bishop, a professor of math at Cal State University Los Angeles, explains the problem of shifting to make multiple choice assessments more verbal.
Judge Karen Gievers ordered that some Florida third graders to be promoted where school districts did not allow “a teacher-compiled portfolio.”
The Frederick County Board of Education in Maryland last week passed a policy that recognizes a student’s right to refuse standardized assessments.
Support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped 40 points since 2012 according to an annual poll conducted by Education Next.
Florida parents whose children are being threatened with being retained in 3rd grade after opting-out of the state reading assessment are fighting back.
Newsday’s editorial board said that New York State has done everything the opt-out movement can reasonably expect so it should end. They missed the point.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the Enhanced Assessments Grants program to help states study improving their current assessment systems.