In support of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), state education agencies are focused on student-centered education initiatives. In Nebraska, the vision of the State Board of Education is to provide a more balanced, student-centered system of assessment.
Computer Science Education makes news this month as the Governors’ Partnership for Computer Science Education expands membership and multiple states begin development and take steps towards approval of computer science standards. Students in Mississippi and New York are affected by a data breach at Questar.
In this edition, South Carolina and Wyoming make changes to Social Studies Standards and Wisconsin joins the list of states requiring personal finance education. Looking for more education news? Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner.
We track education news across the country, in the first edition of 2018, we are following changes to assessment programs in Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas. Kentucky solicits additional feedback on proposed ELA and math standards. Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner for daily education news.
We close out 2017 offering briefs about standard review and adoption in several states including IA, ND, PA, VT, VA and WI. EdSource reports on the popularity and costs to implement Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
In this week’s news, Colorado and Kentucky continue to solicit public commentary on proposed standards and Iowa approves Fine Arts standards. Invoking ESSA, some North Dakota districts opt for ACT instead of the state assessment this school year.
Across the country, states continue their adoption of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Utah begins a review of the science standards as Delaware begins NGSS assessment development. Also in this installment, Kindergarten standards are adopted in Georgia, updated graduation requirement set to change in Wyoming considers allowing students to substitute a computer science course for a math or science course. Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner for daily education news.
Colorado and Wyoming release standards for public comment. Assessment changes continue to make news as several states announce vendor selections. Tennessee works to correct TNReady test scoring errors. Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner for daily education news updates.
States continue to make changes to assessment programs. In this digest, we share assessment vendor selection news from Iowa and Indiana as West Virginia continues with plans to adopt the SAT. Georgia pursues the US DOE’s Innovative Assessment Pilot program.
NY announces adoption of new Math and ELA standards as New Mexico makes latest draft of science standards available for public comment. New Hampshire replaces SBAC tests with a state assessment with items created by AIR. Certica tweets assessment and standards news daily @CommonCorner.