Articles: Testing

Common Core test tools enhance accessibility for students with disabilities while keeping them in the classroom with their peers. (Photo: Smarter Balanced)
Alison DeNisco
Exams include on-screen calculators and read-aloud instructions
Gibbsboro eighth graders share a research project on “Giving Back Day,” which focuses on the “Super 7” elements of service.
Lauren Williams
“Super 7” curriculum: Service, positivity, compassion, respect, integrity, motivation and responsibility
University of San Francisco associate professor Richard Greggory Johnson III, who focuses on social equity and human rights, says the SAT is unnecessary.
Tim Goral
Revamp or not, the SAT has little value in evaluating students for college, professor says.
The Whole Schools Initiative's arts program is helping drive up test scores in Mississippi schools.
Lauren Williams
30 Mississippi schools are blending music, theater, visual art and dance into core subjects

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