Newly sworn-in New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced last week as Governor-Elect that it is time for the Garden State to get rid of PARCC as their state-wide assessment.
New Jersey released their PARCC test scores last week, and while they could point to some gains overall, there isn’t anything to be excited over.
Florida, Kentucky, and New Jersey are seeking a testing waiver from the U.S. Department of Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
The Oregon Department of Education confirmed that they will no longer use Smarter Balanced for 11th Grade, but will continue using it in 3rd-8th Grades
State Representative Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) introduced HB 176, a bill that would repeal Common Core, in the Ohio House of Representatives this month.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
An interstate test item cooperative may provide states some flexibility for developing assessments, but right now they would Common Core-aligned assessments.
Erin Tuttle: The Collaborative for Student Success is right. NAEP gauges state assessments for gauging student performances, even when it proves them wrong.
The Baltimore Sun reported over the weekend that students, schools and parents in Maryland found little to celebrate when PARCC scores were released.
Wayne Bishop, a professor of math at Cal State University Los Angeles, explains the problem of shifting to make multiple choice assessments more verbal.