Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 2:31pm
The Partnership for the Assessment of College and Career Readiness (PARCC) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SMARTER Balanced) are developing the next generation of assessment tools in line with Common Core. And both consortia are developing online assessments that will replace traditional paper tests.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 2:43pm
Some Downers Grove elementary school students could see a significant dip in their performance on standardized tests this year, a byproduct of a more difficult state exam and higher passing requirements for 2013.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:46pm
Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 3:31pm
Common Core proponents have relied on bafflement and obfuscation to shut down inquiry by the paying public into the very political process of putting the initiative into action -- a process monetarily supported by private education corporations.