Stories tagged: standardized tests
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 3:13 p.m.
Obama: Cap class time devoted to standardized student tests
Targeting one of education’s most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for …
Fri., June 19, 2015
End-of-year tests add hurdles to education system
Tomie Tsosie Leeds made the honor roll again with a 3.5 grade-point average. Now if he can only graduate.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Standardized tests popular with parents, poll shows
WASHINGTON – Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students’ and schools’ performances, according …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Idaho graduates don’t need to pass science test
BOISE – Idaho is scrapping a rule that would have required high school students to pass standardized tests in science before they graduate, starting with the class of 2013. Idaho …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2009, 8:06 a.m.
Study: Washington state math test is tough
Washington’s statewide math tests appear to be tougher than those in most other states, a national study revealed Thursday.