The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development listed parents who can opt students out of assessments as their number one key threat.
The Fairbanks News-Miner reports that the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development announced the state was pulling out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. Alaska was an advisory state, not a governing member of the consortium that has seen a number of states leave. Alaska announced its plan Tuesday to pull out of […]
After former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said no to the Race to the Top money it looks like Alaska may end up with the Common Core State Standards anyway. A reader emailed me to let me know that The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development recently announced that they have joined the Smarter Balanced […]