Shane Vander Hart: Both the testing and accountability movement and personalized learning are examples of top-down, dataless reforms that won’t work.
More students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) and more students are failing as a result as well, but some question whether taking AP helps students when they get to college.
New York City Schools want more elementary school teachers specialized to teach math to prepare students for algebra, but two recent studies show this isn’t a good idea.
54 college-bound, inner-city high school seniors in California were surveyed to determine how those students perceive their college readiness during Common Core’s implementation.
The 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results will be released on April 10th and it seems as though Louisiana State Superintendent of Education John White got an advanced look and he is worried.
The Feds rejected Colorado’s state accountability system that did not penalize schools with high opt-out rates, now the state will have two systems.
The Colorado Department of Education will drop PARCC as their statewide assessment but will keep Pearson as the contractor to develop the new assessment.
Indiana is struggling to replace the current ISTEP assessment by the December 1st deadline imposed by state law, and some are toying with resurrecting PARCC.