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6 facts about the Oregon Smarter Balanced and OAKS tests
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 01, 2016 11:00 AM
Oregon standardized testing consists of the Smarter Balanced assessments in English language arts and mathematics, and the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills testing for science and social studies. If you have children in school, you'll want to learn a bit about these exams. Here are some introductory facts:1. Testing by grade The Oregon Department of Education shared that public school students take the following tests: 3rd through 8th and 11th graders take English language arts and mathematics exams, and those ... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
6 facts about the Oregon Smarter Balanced and OAKS tests
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 01, 2016 11:00 AM
Oregon standardized testing consists of the Smarter Balanced assessments in English language arts an ... READ MORE
An introduction to Colorado CMAS PARCC testing
FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 16:04 PM
Colorado students in grades 3 through 8 and high school take the Colorado Measures of Academic ... READ MORE
An introduction to the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 15:52 PM
Kentucky students in elementary, middle and high school must take several standardized tests, includ ... READ MORE
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ITBS Information
Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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Standardized Testing News
3 benefits of practice tests
WEDNESDAY, JULY 01, 2015 19:24 PM
For many students, tests are a cause of anxiety and sleepless nights. The fear of doing poorly on an ... READ MORE
How standardized testing aligns with the Common Core
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 09:48 AM
The 2014-15 school year is the first time states that have opted into the Common Core State Sta ... READ MORE
New York releases 2014 standardized test results
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 11:36 AM
Students living in New York were required to take standardized exams that measured their knowle ... READ MORE
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