States continue to search for new assessments and shift their learning standards. Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana and others are on the move, in this edition of our Standards and Assessments blog. Twice monthly digest posted here and daily news at @CommonCorner.
The landscape continues to shift: Smarter Balanced has requested proposals from companies like ACT and the College Board to create a test that could provide students with both a SBAC score and a college entrance score after one assessment. The new test would not replace the existing SBAC assessment, but would instead be a new offering.
Certica tracks a range of education news sources, to bring our partners the most up-to-date developments in states’ learning standards and assessments, nationwide. To get a state-by-state understanding of national standards adoption, browse our State Maps. Wondering how to manage the continually shifting landscape of learning standards? Check out Academic Benchmarks.
Certica continuously monitors education news from a variety of sources related to learning standards and student assessments across the country. Beginning with this blog post, we’ll provide periodic instalments of the news items we’re collecting. For our partners whose products and services rely on up-to-date information about legislative changes and education trends, we hope this post can be a valuable resource.
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