Maine educators look ahead to national standardized assessments

02/5/2013 | Portland Press Herald (Maine)

Students' scores on Maine's standardized math and reading assessments have changed very little over the past several years, education officials say. The state will administer the test one more year, but after that, it will begin issuing a national assessment associated with the Common Core State Standards. "It should be a more rigorous test," state education department spokesman David Connerty-Marin said. "And it will involve a much higher order of thinking."

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