Common Core State Standards, Accountability & Assessment


Common Core Qualities Live on in State Replacements

While the Common Core State Standards may have suffered the ignominy of being tossed out by nearly half of the states that originally adopted them, a review of replacement learning standards has established that in most places Common Core characteristics have remained in place.

Motivation a Major Factor in U.S. Student Test Performance

A new report finds that bribery substantially boosts U.S. student performance on standardized tests, leading researchers to conclude that lack of motivation, not just lack of ability, has contributed to the United States' middling standings in international rankings based on standardized test scores.

Teachers Abhor State Tests While Supporting State Standards

American teachers like math and English language arts standards, but they don't like state tests.

Curriki Launches Real-Time Math Assessments for Students in Grades 8-12

Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the quizzes are designed for students in grades 8-12 and allow users to see instantly which problems they've answered incorrectly to help them understand what concepts they may need to spend more time with.

Report: More Students Hit NWEA Reading and Math Targets Through Personalized Learning

For the “2016-2017 Impact Report,” Education Elements shares learning outcomes data from a select set of school districts with established implementations of personalized learning.

ISTE Says Watch Out for Coding, Immersive Tech This School Year

The international association of teachers, administrators, ed tech specialists and other education stakeholders offers its top five predications for the 2017-2018 school year.

AI Chatbot Hubert Talks to Students to Collect Course Feedback

A new AI-driven chatbot is looking to give educators deeper insights from course feedback by starting conversations with students.

State Testing in PA Gets a Trim

The revisions will divert test preparation and testing time back to regular classroom instruction, adding about two days, according to one estimate.

As Rural Participation in AP Courses Climbs, Average Passing Scores Hold Steady

A new assessment has found that students in rural areas are rapidly catching up on Advanced Placement (AP) testing compared to their urban and suburban peers.

Adaptive Diagnostic Aims to Build Student Confidence in Math

A new adaptive diagnostic for math has been added to IXL, a personalized learning program that is used by one in nine students in the United States.

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