January 28, 2020
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By David Cutler
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
By Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
A new report finds that U.S. students’ financial literacy is only average compared to students worldwide. So what can be done to improve the performance of our schools? Education correspondent John Merrow reports on one test that may help American…
Indiana has become the first state to drop the Common Core standards for teaching math and English in public schools.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
Will new Common Core standards succeed in centralizing student learning?…
By April Brown
The 2012 Program for International Student Assessment are out, revealing how more than 60 countries compare with one another in reading, math and science.
Can a Computerized Test Measure Complex 'Common Core' Skills?…
Kentucky School District Wants Project Based Learning to Outshine Testing…
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