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Common Core State Standards, Accountability & Assessment


Smarter Balanced Postpones Common Core Field Test

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is pushing back the planned field test of its Common Core assessments, which had been scheduled to kick off Tuesday.

Vermont Creates Statewide Professional Learning Network for Common Core Implementation

The Vermont Agency of Education has created the Vermont Professional Learning Network to help educators throughout the state implement Common Core State Standards.

School City Introduces Free Common Core Assessment and Reporting Software

STARS Lite is designed to help teachers deliver, score and analyze hundreds of pre-created Common Core assessments for their students.

Bill Aims To Curb High-Stakes Testing Mandates

A bipartisan bill that aims to cut the number of standardized tests the federal can impose on states has received approval from the nation's largest teacher's union.

3 Keys to Aligning Common Core and Teacher Evaluations

The CEO of Insight Education shares the lessons he has learned working with districts to implement Common Core State Standards and new teacher evaluation systems at the same time.

Net Texts Launches Mobile Site, Adds Common Core Search

Net Texts has launched a new site to enable students and teachers to access the company's free courses via mobile devices.

App Ed Review Offers Teachers Tips on Using Apps in Class

According to its founders, the free app review site uses TPACK as its theoretical framework and is informed by the Common Core State Standards.

Amplify Introduces a Digital Curriculum for ELA

The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade English Language Arts curriculum includes an e-library stocked with more than 300 works of fiction and nonfiction, and also comes with more than 40 digital games.

Indiana House Votes to Replace Common Core

Senate Bill 91 requires the board to write new educational standards — a process that is already underway.

Georgia Senate Calls for Review of Common Core

State Senator William Ligon (R-Brunswick) introduced Senate Bill 167, which would put into law a review of the standards that Governor Nathan Deal had ordered last year.

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