Testing

Articles: Testing

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
Jennifer Fink
At the Legacy Traditional School District in Arizona, Chief Academic Officer Bill Bressler is trying to bump up the number of computers for his students to just take the tests. Above, a teacher instructs a lesson including Common Core standards.
Four major lessons from round one of Common Core assessments
Matt Zalaznick
Des Moines Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Ahart has tried to instill greater pride in his district’s urban schools.
Des Moines Superintendent Thomas Ahart drives education gains as poverty and ELL needs rise
Alison DeNisco
In Clear Lake Middle School, part of Clear Lake Community School District in northern Iowa, teachers have time every week to access student data and tailor instruction.
Iowa middle school students leave early one day each week so teachers can analyze test results

Sponsored Content

6/1/2015
The right platform can ensure a secure environment that can save valuable resources
12/1/2014
State department of education adopts ACT Aspire as part of ambitious plan to ensure college and career readiness
11/1/2013
To tackle upcoming assessments and be college and career ready, students need to have digital literacy skills.
10/1/2013
Administrators need to ensure that networks and systems can handle additional demand for bandwidth