State superintendents receive federal guidance on shift to common core tests

09/17/2013 | Education Week

The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidance to states transitioning to tests under the Common Core State Standards. Deborah S. Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, wrote in a letter to state school superintendents that states have the option of dropping their current tests and using math and English-language arts field tests instead developed by either the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium or the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. The guidance seeks to address "double testing" of students.

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