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The New Testing Landscape: State Assessments Under ESSA

State testing systems are in transition. Buffeted by anti-testing sentiment on the left…

Past Is Prologue on Common Core Tests

The PARCC and Smarter Balanced state testing consortia set in motion significant improvements in state…

What’s Next for the Common Core and Its Assessments?

Millions of dollars and thousands of development hours have been spent creating a…

Bursting the Bubbles in American Testing

They were designed to move American education into the next generation of assessment,…

In Defense of the Common Core and Its Tests

As everyone in the education community knows only too well, the Common Core State Standards…