Oregon schools showed a drop in proficiency in math and ELA as last school year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment scores were released.
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
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
What can teachers do if they had an additional 23 hours with their students instead of taking a standardized test that frankly doesn’t help students?
The Springfield School District school board in Oregon voted for a resolution that encourages parents to opt their children out of Smarter Balanced.
The U.S. Department of Education just threatened to pull $140 million from the state of Oregon if a parental opt-out bill passes the state legislature.
HB 2835 prohibits the Oregon Department of Education from requiring school districts to align instruction or assessments with Common Core State Standards.