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Chiefline 10.16.13

This week in Chiefline: International Education Week 2013; Washington unveils new science standards; Student participation in SAT is growing in CT.

 

Chiefline 10.16.13

This week in Chiefline: International Education Week 2013; Washington unveils new science standards; Student participation in SAT is growing in CT.

 

Ariz. Law on Third-Grade Reading Mandate Goes Live

Arizona's "Move On When Reading" law is now in effect, requiring that third graders be held back for a year of instruction and remediation if they score below the third-grade reading standard.

 

New 'Common Core' Standards Rolling Out in Colorado Schools

During a three-day training session on the Common Core State Standards at Fort Lewis College in Colorado, about 600 educators met to discuss the standards and how to teach them to students in the fall academic year.

 

State Seeks 40 Teachers for Delaware Dream Team

Delaware seeks 40 top teachers from across the state to join the Delaware Dream Team to help develop high-quality Common Core formative assessment items that will be shared with educators statewide.

 

Chiefline 10.8.13

This week in Chiefline: Student Achievement Partners Announces Redesign of Achievethecore.org; State school chiefs set criteria for high quality assessment; Kentucky students show strong progress.

 

Chiefline 10.1.13

This week in Chiefline: DQC Hosts Webinar on Data Use and Security; North Carolina SAT Scores Increase; PARCC to translate their common math tests into Spanish

 

State Chiefs Release Criteria for High-Quality Assessment

States have raised the bar by adopting college- and career-ready standards, and are further exerting their leadership by committing to new criteria to ensure that new assessments match the rigor of their college- and career-ready (CCR) standards.

 

Chiefline 10.1.13

This week in Chiefline: DQC Hosts Webinar on Data Use and Security; North Carolina SAT Scores Increase; PARCC to translate their common math tests into Spanish

 

State Chiefs Set Criteria for 'High-Quality' Assessment

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has issued guidelines for test makers creating assessments for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics and English/language arts, urging them to adhere to key principles to create high quality assessments.