In the 10 years since the Common Core State Standards were developed, most states have adopted one of three common-core-aligned state tests: ACT Aspire, PARCC, and Smarter Balanced. Meanwhile, a handful of states have chosen to partially or completeley repeal the standards. So which states have more challenging assessments that reflect higher learning standards, and which have a lower bar when it comes to measuring student performance?
A new report compared the benchmarks and cut scores for each state test against a national assessment. Watch the video for some of the findings.
- PARCC Sets the Tougher Bar Among Shared Tests, Study Shows
- Smarter Balanced Test Scores Are Mostly Flat. Is That a Problem?
- Which States Are Using PARCC or Smarter Balanced?
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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Air: A Video Blog blog.