New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an op/ed for Chalkbeat over the weekend that called for changes in how New York City Schools assesses middle school students for placement in their eight advanced placement high schools.
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.
The New York Assembly passed a bill that would decouple state assessments from teacher evaluations this week 131 to 1, the measure is gaining momentum in the New York Senate.
A bill was just introduced in the New York Assembly that would bar schools from using standardized assessment scores on teacher evaluations.
Last week, seven states who contract with Questar for their statewide computer-based assessments were subject to a cyberattack. Pencil and paper assessments don’t face those kinds of problems.
The Albany Union Times bid good bye to the Common Core after the New York Board of Regents adopted revised standards, but is it really gone?
NYSED last week announced that New York’s revised ELA and math standards are online and that they will take public comment on the revisions until June 2nd.
While it is interesting how Common Core assessments are processed in New York once students take them, what happens to the data is far more important.
Freeport Public Schools announced they will not accept parent letters to opt their student out of assessments, students are expected to verbally refuse.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.