Curriculum & Instruction - Page 3

  • States continue move away from Common Core tests

    (R.I.) Rhode Island will become the latest in a growing list of states to drop its national consortium designed assessment in favor of using a college-readiness exam to meet federal accountability requirements, education officials announced last week.

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  • Absenteeism rates continue to climb in the Evergreen State

    (Wash.) Already facing one of the highest rates of absenteeism in the country, education leaders in Washington state are again calling on schools and families to ensure children are making it to class every day following an announcement that chronic absenteeism rates have continued to rise.

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  • More students earning college credits in high school

    (Wash.) Almost two-thirds of Washington high school students earned college credit in 2016 by completing dual enrollment coursework, according to data released last week by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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  • Teacher groups oppose Mich. Common Core repeal

    (Mich.) The Michigan Science Teachers Association is the latest group to pile on opposition to a bill introduced in the House that would walk back the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards.

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  • Final adjustment on evaluation dashboard

    (Calif.) Staring at a deadline sometime this month for giving the public its first access to a web-based delivery of a host of new school and student performance indicators, officials at the California Department of Education will likely be putting in some overtime.

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