Assessment and testing

46% proficiency rate is the highest since the state raised its academic standards in 2010.

The proposed actions follow a set of recommendations by the Blue Ribbon Commission and include ending a requirement that students pass state Regents exams to earn a diploma.

The revised policy also requires more tutoring for struggling readers who advance to fifth grade.

Illinois high school juniors will have to take the ACT to graduate starting spring 2025. This comes at a time when most colleges and universities are again requiring students to take entrance exams for the admissions process.

About 8% of New York City students opted out of the state’s reading test last year, roughly double the pre-pandemic rate.

Senate and House still at odds over how to revise a 2021 reading and retention law

This year, fifth and eighth grade students will shift to computer-based state exams. Some educators worry the move will affect performance.

The guidance is new this spring and comes in response to the influx of newcomer students.

The College Board is launching a new digital SAT amid an evolving landscape for college admissions.

In a rare action, the state Board of Education passed a resolution questioning whether the 2021 law targets the right age group.

In addition to school choice, GOP plan seeks changes to public school testing, teacher evaluations

The 2021 law that vexed third grade families last year offers fewer promotion pathways this year

n Tuesday, the Senate Education Committee began hearing testimony from students, parents, and teachers who want more structured phonic literacy instruction for all public school students.

This is at least the third time in the 15 years since Colorado lawmakers created innovation schools that a report has found middling marks.

Many students score poorly on the test. Many states have ditched the requirement. Will New Jersey be next?

District officials pledge a renewed emphasis on ‘three dimensional learning’ and real-world applications after state test scores show students performed below the state average.

The latest state test scores showed third grade reading and seventh grade math achievement remained the same over last year.