Bill to Cut Number of School Tests Fails in Senate CommitteeAn attempt to reduce the number of required standardized tests taken by Virginia schoolchildren has failed in a Virginia Senate committee.
D.C. to Suspend Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations The District of Columbia school system won't include students' standardized test scores in teacher evaluations for the upcoming academic year as it adjusts to new tests that adhere to Common Core academic standards.
Education Official Argues Against Maryland School Assessment CancellationLegislation that seeks to cancel most standardized testing in Maryland's public schools this spring would leave teachers unsure about what to plan for, a top state education official said Wednesday.
Va. Republicans Want to Reduce Standardized Testing House Republicans want to reduce how many standardized tests Virginia's public school students take.
DC Students See Big Gains on Standardized Test Scores District of Columbia public and charter school students have achieved their highest marks ever on the city's standardized tests.

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