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Many states rely too heavily on standardized testing, open their doors too easily to charters and vouchers, and fall short in supporting teachers, the Network for Public Education says.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
A pair of studies show that states’ math and English tests are getting tougher and tougher to pass.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to craft regulations putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect, advocates and policymakers offer differing visions for the path forward.
February 8, 2016 - Education Week
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers acknowledged the discrepancies in scores between its paper and computer exams in response to questions from Education Week.
February 3, 2016 - Education Week
Despite the rise of the testing opt-out movement, states are still on the hook to assure that 95 percent of eligible students take state exams in English/language arts and math.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
A new wave of projects explores why the benefits seen in many academic interventions aren't sustained as students move through school.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
If all states decide to go along with the lower cutoff score, an estimated 25,000 more test-takers could be eligible for a GED credential.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
New international studies highlight the role of embedded professional-learning programs in school improvement.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
Students who never passed the required high school exit exam are getting their diplomas under new laws passed in at least six states.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
January 26, 2016 - Education Week

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