Standards and Assessment News | January 1

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. 

Standards and Assessments | December 15

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).

Standards and Assessment News | December 1

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.

Standards and Assessment News | November 15

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.

Standards and Assessment News | November 1

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.

Standards and Assessment News | October 15

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.

Standards and Assessment News | October 1

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.

Standards and Assessment News | September 1

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.

Standards and Assessment News | August 15

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.