Articles: Testing

Alison DeNisco
Students from Burton Hill Elementary School, part of Forth Worth ISD in Texas, get hands-on learning opportunities for all academic subjects using an outdoor garden and classroom.
Nonprofit REAL School Gardens works with corporations to build outdoor classrooms at low-income schools
Alison DeNisco
Common Core exams spur new expectations from state and district education leaders
Lauren Williams
Ken Robinson proposes a transformation of the nation’s schools from an outmoded industrial system to a highly personalized, organic model.
Other recommended books cover school culture, formative assessments and science standards
Alison DeNisco
In 2012, nearly every state was part of either PARCC or the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. As of this July, only 28 remained.
Comparing state results across the country will be more difficult as testing becomes more fragmented

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