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  • Triumph Learning Launches Waggle for Smarter Balanced

    The personalized learning platform now includes 26 new item types, including Part A and Part B problems and performance tasks.

  • Smarter Balanced Leader to Step Down

    After five years, executive director Joe Willhoft will be replaced by chief operating officer Tony Alpert effective January 1, 2015.

  • Survey: Teachers Don't Think Parents Understand the Common Core

    More than 95 percent of teachers believe the parents of their students do not understand what the Common Core State Standards are, according to a recent poll of veteran high school teachers in the northeastern United States. No teachers told the surveyors they believed their students' parents knew what the standards were and 4.4 percent said they weren't sure.

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