Standardized Tests

'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
California State Senate Approves Dropping Standardized TestsThe state Senate has approved a bill that would end traditional standardized testing of students in reading, math and social science, as the top federal education official threatened to withhold federal funds if the measure becomes law.
California Roll Out New Student Testing Proposal Aimed At Critical ThinkingCalifornia’s students may be filling in fewer bubbles on multiple choice standardized tests in the future and writing longer answers instead.
Leaked Questions At San Jose Schools Delay Standardized Test ResultsResults of statewide standardized testing for California school children have been delayed because cell phone pictures of test questions were posted online by students at several schools, including two in San Jose, state officials said.
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