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  • Report: NAEP Setting Bar Too High

    According to a new report, when results from "The Nation's Report Card" proficiency assessments are compared to results from two international assessments and the Common Core, the proficiency benchmarks of the National Assessment of Educational Progress would knock out students in almost every country.

  • New Service Uses Speech Recognition, Auto-Scoring for Early Reader Assessment

    Non-profit NWEA is launching a new oral reading fluency assessment for K-3 that uses speech recognition, automatic scoring and computer adaptive technology rather than human judgment and individual administration.

  • More Colleges Backing off SAT and ACT Admissions Rule

    A running tally shows that more than a thousand accredited, four-year colleges and universities now make their admissions decisions about all or many applicants without considering ACT or SAT test scores.

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