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Have Common Core tests been successful?

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

Technical issues that affected testing in several states, coupled with the growing opt-out movement, could have lasting effects for exams aligned with the Common Core State Standards, according to this article. While some say they expected some glitches, the setbacks have officials considering greater flexibility and shorter tests. Hechinger Report, The (04/21)


Fla. district eliminates most end-of-year tests

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

What to expect when full Senate debates NCLB rewrite

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Study: How music lessons affect student learning

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Study: Extra reading class may not improve all students' scores

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 23, 2015

What do opt-out students do during testing sessions?

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

How teachers can engage kinesthetic learners

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

Should schools consider a gender-based approach to learning?

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 23, 2015

Proposals to repeal Common Core falter in some states

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 23, 2015

Ed-tech grant program is part of proposed NCLB changes

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2015


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