24% of counselors say students should either ditch the SAT or take it before the redesign changes take effect that will align the test with Common Core.
President Barack Obama plans to highlight cybersecurity in his State of the Union Address leading off with campaign-style meeting to discuss the issue.
Politico Morning Edition yesterday had a follow up to Pearson’s development of a computer algorithm that would grade the essay section of the PARCC assessment. The vote on whether to approve Pearson’s plan has been delayed. Inquiring minds want to know why and inquiring minds were left to inquire. PARCC is not extremely forthcoming with […]
Via Politico from yesterday: Many of the states phasing in Common Core are finding that they don’t have enough staff — or cash — to train teachers, develop new curriculum materials or support online assessments aligned to the standards, according to a report due to be released today by the Center on Education Policy at […]