Wayne Bishop, a professor of math at Cal State University Los Angeles, explains the problem of shifting to make multiple choice assessments more verbal.
Newsday’s editorial board said that New York State has done everything the opt-out movement can reasonably expect so it should end. They missed the point.
New York City students showed improvement on this year’s Common Core assessment. Susan Edleman with The New York Post said… don’t get too excited.
New York State saw 21% of their students opt-out of the state Common Core Assessments in 2016, this was up from 20% of students in 2015.
The 2nd largest school district in the state of Nevada’s opt-out rate increased by 58% and the state’s opt-out rate increases, but that is downplayed.
After Illinois dropped PARCC for high school students Chicagoland mom who goes by “MBA Mom” at Chicago Now asks why not for Grades 3-8 as well?
The Illinois State Board of Education decided that high school students will not have to take the PARCC assessment, they will have to take the SAT instead.
A new poll by Achieve, Inc, shows more parents intend to opt their students out of standardized assessments this coming 2016-2017 school year.
Tracie Happel, a special education teacher in South Carolina, shares her story about being suspended for protesting her students taking standardized tests.
A 6th grade teacher in Boston says she believes states should make PARCC the foundation of new exams. Putting it mildly that would be a grave mistake.