Educators consider testing changes required by common core

02/2/2013 | Sierra Star (Oakhurst, Calif.), The

California superintendents are looking at how assessments under the Common Core State Standards will demand changes in classroom instruction and elsewhere. Under the standards, fewer grades will be tested and students will be asked to think more critically on standardized exams, state education officials say. Some superintendents note that they welcome the change as they will be able to compare student achievement to national data.

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