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Madison Quits Common Core Test

Eastern Idaho’s Madison School District has publicly opted out of Idaho’s new Common Core-aligned tests — but that appears to be an isolated protest. And districts say they are having few technical problems administering the Idaho Standards Achievement Test by Smarter Balanced. For the first time, the new online assessment is being used to measure school performance and student growth. Testing began in late March. How are things going so far?/Kevin Richert, IDEDNews.org. More here.

Question: Has Common Core become a nonissue in Idaho?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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