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Digital Assessments Evolve for Students With Autism

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 9:09am
Assistive technologies for students with autism have progressed with the help of iPads, tablets, and apps that assess learning, social skills, and communication, according to experts.
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Assistive Tech for Testing Merges Into Mainstream

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 9:09am
The growing use of computer-based assessments is opening the door for all students to tap into accommodations once reserved primarily for students with disabilities.
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US approves California's new K-12 testing plan

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 8:11am
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Rural schools ask Wis. lawmakers for more cash

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 8:11am
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Digital Advances, Common Core Fuel New Testing Approaches

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:58am
Online assessments—for high-stakes tests and classroom exams—are the undeniable wave of the future and a key tool for customizing instruction, experts say.
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Testing Digital Tools to Improve Formative Assessments

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:58am
Summit High School in Oregon is experimenting with a mix of new technologies to build teacher-student feedback loops that help personalize instruction.
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College Board Enlists Khan Academy for SAT Prep

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:54am
The initiative is billed as an effort to level the playing field for disadvantaged young people by providing an array of free, high-quality resources.
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Standards Become Classroom Reality in Indiana

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:51am
Teachers in Indiana may be a step ahead of the state's policymakers in implementing sweeping academic standards.
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Political, Policy Feuds Roil Indiana's K-12 Landscape

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:50am
From governance to the common core, hot-button education issues have fueled fierce debate among education leaders and lawmakers.
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SAT Makeover Aims to Better Reflect Classroom Learning

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 5:28pm
The College Board seeks to more closely connect its exam to work students do in rigorous high school courses. The plans also offer strong common-core echoes.
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'Innovative Schools' plan to Baton Rouge board

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 1:19pm
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Maine Governor Vetoes Virtual School Moratorium

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:43am
A bill to put the brakes on the creation of virtual charter schools in Maine was approved by the Senate on Thursday and quickly vetoed by Gov. Paul LePage.
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Fla. could increase private school vouchers

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 9:05am
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