States brace for "messy" transition under common core

The transition to the Common Core State Standards is expected to be "messy," prompting growing support for granting more flexibility in attaching high stakes to students' performance on standardized exams under the core. Sandy Kress, a former education aide to President George W. Bush who helped write No Child Left Behind, says current discussions should be focused on what a "transitional accountability system" would look like and whether it will be possible to compare performances on old test scores to achievement under the common core tests.

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations
Inside Sales Representative
Apperson, Inc.
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Product Marketing Manager
Apperson, Inc.
Charlotte, NC