Common core prompts shift to new reading, math exams in Ala.

04/11/2013 | AL.com (Alabama)

Alabama Board of Education has voted to adopt ACT Aspire, the standardized tests in reading and math aligned with the Common Core State Standards, which educators will begin administering in August. The tests are expected to provide teachers and parents with more feedback than the current exams provide. Some, however, question whether the new exams should have been approved before completion of a national pilot program.

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