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.