The idea of summer school sounds like a life sentence to many third grade students, but what if that was the answer to America’s illiteracy issues? 381 more words
Arne Duncan will allow states to apply for No Child Left Behind waivers shortly that will remain in place for three or four years. Of course, in order to receive a waiver, states are required to implement Race to the Top policies such as college and career ready standards (CCSS or a mirror image) and teacher evaluation systems largely based on student test scores. 269 more words
LANSING (WWJ/AP) – State education officials have updated standardized testing for public school students across Michigan.
Details of the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, known as M-STEP, were announced Thursday. 243 more words