standards Tag

Cross-posted at Education Week. Last week, I wrote a blog commenting on the draft policy on performance standards recently issued by the National Assessment Governing Board.  In it, I called for performance standards based not on people's opinions about what constitutes basic, proficient and advanced performance...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Bob Rothman German officials had high hopes for the first results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in December 2001. They had arranged to have the results released in Berlin, and expected that their country—the birthplace...

Cross-posted at Education Week The days have gotten shorter, the nights colder and longer and we once again find ourselves looking ahead to a new year. Before the flame of 2015 is fully extinguished, I wanted to provide readers with a look back on some of...

Cross-posted from Education Week There has been much Sturm und Drang about the Common Core in recent months, but it looks to me as though the Common Core, in most states, is safe for the time being.  Its name may be changed in some states.  It...