N.J. district eliminates midterms, finals under common core

06/17/2014 | WCBS-TV (New York)

A New Jersey school district will eliminate midterm and final exams as it transitions to the Common Core State Standards. Students instead will be evaluated based on a more than nine hours of computer-based testing taken during a 20-day period. Some parents and critics worry that the move could harm students' success in college, where they likely will take midterms and finals. In addition, history textbooks will be replaced with other resources, largely based on the Internet.

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