Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has approved a $220 million, six-year contract for a new set of tests from American Institutes for Research (AIR).
School districts in Connecticut began administering the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test on March 25, and by the end of the first day, State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said a few problems had been fixed.
The Data Quality Campaign presented the award for State Policymaker to Delaware's Governor and the award for Best District Data Leader to a district in Indiana.
OSEP is requesting public comment on the use of results data in an accountability system under IDEA.
CoSN releases a privacy toolkit for K-12 school leaders at their 2014 Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Pearson shares a report on the influx of data and its potential impact on adaptive learning for students.
The USED announced the beginning of the fifth round of the i3 grant competition with up to $3,000,000 available per grant.
The four new data collection snapshots in the CRDC focus on discipline, early childhood access, teacher equity, and access to college- and career-ready courses.
These guidebooks were developed through efforts associated with the USED Race to the Top Reform Support Network (RSN) and are provided for general distribution to education agencies and service providers.
The Iowa Department of Education reports the third consecutive yearly gain in the state's high school graduation rate to 89.68 percent in 2013, up from 89.26 percent in 2012 and 88.32 percent in 2011.