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Afternoon Announcements: Idaho Students Describe Common Core-Aligned Assessments as Tough but Fair

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April 30, 2014 12:15 pm


New online-based tests in Virginia will mean shorter testing times. The written tests took, on average, 40 minutes longer than the Internet-based ones. The Washington Post

Students in Idaho described the new Common Core-aligned tests as tough but fair. “You’ve got to work out your own problems and explain your answers for things,” one student said. Idaho Statesman

Congress members told US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that they don’t understand the administration’s thought process on NCLB waiver policy. Politics K-12

New York’s Board of Regents approved a policy that would delay an assessment-based test required for teachers to receive their license. Teacher Beat


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