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.
This week, we share updates to assessment programs in several states. Illinois joins 40+ other states in adopting Financial Literacy Standards.
As the school year begins across the country, US DOE provides more detail about the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program. Changes to elementary level assessment programs are introduced in Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Idaho and Nevada. We offer daily news updates on Twitter @CommonCorner.
Oregon creates a coalition to design Ethnic Studies Standards as Wisconsin adopts Computer Science Standards. Looking for more education news, follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner.
This installment of Standards and Assessment News includes updates on the Florida Assessment Opt Out Lawsuit and details about standards updates in several states including California, New Hampshire and Tennessee.