NJDOE DATA SHOWS MORE STUDENTS USING PORTFOLIO PROCESS TO GRADUATE

(Education Law Center)– The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has released the first data report required by the settlement agreement reached last month between Education Law Center and the NJDOE to resolve a lawsuit over new high school graduation policies. A preliminary analysis of the partial data provided so far reveals several significant trends: More […]

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New U.S. rules for standardized testing have been drafted. Here’s what they mean for kids

(Washington Post) By Valerie Strauss| | Last December, Congress passed a new federal education law called the Every Student Succeeds Act, replacing No Child Left Behind. With it will come new rules for states to follow regarding standardized testing for “accountability” purposes. Negotiators have agreed on draft rules, which will soon be released so the […]

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