Articles about "assessment"

Sep 05, 2017

Retired Representative and former Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce John Kline (R-MN) wrote in the trade publication Education Week late Friday, expressing concern about the rumors that some States may seek waiv...

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Jun 28, 2017

Dear State Assessment Directors and Title I Directors,


I am writing to provide information to States about the implementation of provisions regarding English language proficiency (ELP) standards and assessments in Title I of the Eleme...

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Jul 25, 2016

A number of education researchers and officials – 56 in total – sent a letter to Secretary of Education John King last week making the case for using average scale scores or proficiency indexes rather than grade-level proficiency on assessm...

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Jan 08, 2016

Among the pieces of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) which remain largely untouched in the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) are the provisions regarding assessments.  States will still have to adopt (or show they have already adopted) high-...

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Mar 07, 2015

In the last week of February, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sent a letter to Title I State directors regarding the transition many States are currently undergoing to new assessments.  The letter, from Office of State Support Directo...

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May 02

An educational psychologist, David Berliner is the co-author of the books: "Collateral Damage: How High Stakes Testing Corrupts American Education" and "The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud and the Attack on America's Public Schools."  He ...

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