College & Workforce Readiness College Board Revisits Contentious Decisions, Edits to AP African American Studies Course
Decisions around AP African American Studies and the future of AP program overall were among discussion points.
Classroom Technology Measuring Reading Comprehension Is Hard. Can AI and Adaptive Tools Help?
Artificial intelligence might be able to drive cars. But can it help kids comprehend what they read?
Classroom Technology Q&A How This Superintendent Is Leaning Into Tech and SEL to Boost Kids' Reading Skills
Tech and social-emotional learning strategies aim to improve poor reading achievement.
Assessment The 'Nation's Report Card' Is Getting an Overhaul: 5 Things to Know
The leaders of NAEP have big plans for making the test more nimble, flexible, and useful.
Assessment Opinion What the Digital SAT Will Mean for Students and Educators
The college-admissions test will be fully digital by 2024. Priscilla Rodriguez from the College Board discusses the change.
Accountability Explainer Will There Be Standardized Tests This Year? 8 Questions Answered
Educators want to know: Will the exams happen? If so, what will they look like, and how will the results be used?
Mathematics The Problem With Giving Math Tests Online and How Teachers Are Solving It
With students working remotely, there’s no point in administering assessments that ask them to give a single answer; it’s too easy to cheat.
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Classroom Technology Yet Another Online Learning Frustration: Assessment Glitches
The issues first cropped up last week with NWEA's MAP assessments and have been sporadically preventing students and teachers from accessing the exams.
School & District Management Opinion Advice for Principals: Remote Teaching, Competitive Colleagues, and Lots of Uncertainty
In a new advice column for school leaders, former principal Sharif El-Mekki answers your questions about leading during the pandemic.
Assessment Standardized Testing and COVID-19: 4 Questions Answered
The pandemic disrupted standardized at state and national levels this spring. Here’s what education leaders need to know about continued disruptions and infection risks posed by testing.
Assessment Opinion I Am an AP Teacher. The College Board Failed the COVID-19 Test This Year
The College Board paid lip service to confronting the digital divide, but some students still didn't get a fair shake, writes Mariusz Gałczyński.