HB 2037, a bill filed in the Arizona House of Representatives, if passed would not require high school juniors to take AzMerit or the AIMS Science test. Instead, they would take a college-readiness exam like ACT or SAT.
Oregon schools showed a drop in proficiency in math and ELA as last school year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment scores were released.
High school juniors in West Virginia will take the SAT college entrance exam instead of the Smarter Balanced Assessment starting in Spring of 2018.
ACT released their 2017 scores, and there is still not a noticeable improvement in students’ college readiness, in fact, underserved students lag behind.
ACT has developed its own social-emotional learning assessment for middle and high school students and officially jumps into the latest education fad.
Check your school district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered in your district and know what is not required in order to take it.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.
The Classic Learning Test provides a college entrance exam that is a better measurement for students who have rejected the Common Core State Standards.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review in an editorial last Thursday called for Pennsylvanians to reject Common Core citing a recent ACT college-readiness study.