College Matchmaker Quiz: Find Your Perfect Fit

Forbes – Maxine Joselow “This year, FORBES is inviting readers to take a college matchmaker quiz that pairs them with their perfect fit. While our list of America‚Äôs Top Colleges 2015 ranks schools overall, this quiz ranks schools just for you. The quiz...

Textbooks, Curricula Failing to Align with Common Core

Education News – Grace Smith “Back in 2010 when Common Core arrived in New York, Cheryl Schafer, a veteran math teacher, soon saw that the materials teachers were given were not what they needed to teach the new national standards. The textbook publishers...

Test score results show gains in all high school subjects

Education Week – AP “Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced results of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program…The 2015 TCAP results show students made significant gains in all high school subjects and in the...

Achieve Report Shows Honesty Gap in State, National Test Results

Education News – Kristin Decarr “A new report issued by the national education reform organization Achieve suggests that a gap present between results on state and national tests show that states are misinforming the public concerning student proficiency...

Math tests for nearly 550,000 Florida students won’t count

Bradenton Herald – CHRISTINA VEIGA “The Florida Department of Education says math tests taken by nearly 550,000 students won’t count this school year….State officials told districts to calculate final grades without the test grades. The tests...