Search form

Field-Testing of Common Core Assessments Finds Few Problems

Field-Testing of Common Core Assessments Finds Few Problems

A recent multistate field-testing of online Common Core assessments has found few snags, according to Education Week. In addition to tech glitches, the exams seemed harder to students than did state assessments.

Education Week reports it found those two major themes when it examined field-testing experiences across half the states thus far. Its reporting is not based on a national sample, but reflects a "snapshot" of experiences gathered from teachers, principals and direct assessment and curriculum officials in 29 school districts.

The field-testing's main goal had been to find issues in the assessments before their designs became final.

Read more here

Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

Latest Education News
Sexual assault cases persist from elementary school up through college, so what's the solution to make schools safer?
Some experts are arguing that more classrooms that utilize blended learning will help decrease the high number of...
Parents in the Hazelwood School District are no different than many parents across the country in that they don't...
Philadelphia, the eighth largest district in the nation, has been battling school funding issues for the past few years...
Investigating the education candidate that never was.