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The Nation’s Report Card, an education progress report released every two years, consistently indicates that students in the US are not improving in reading test scores. In a recent Atlantic article, literacy educators and researchers discuss why American students are so stagnant in reading. These experts indicate that the traditional focus on basic reading comprehension […]
In March, ACT announced fall 2016 reporting enhancements that include two major changes: • A redesign in the look and feel • The replacement of current sub-scores with more comprehensive reporting categories aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards and The Common Core Today, ACT released the first views into those reports and details […]
College Board recently updated its website to reflect the release of scores for the first Redesigned SAT given in March. The updated information includes new benchmarks—revised from those initially released with PSAT data in January—as well as concordance information for the redesigned SAT to the old SAT and to the ACT.
ACT has announced enhancements to their reporting that will be first released this fall. These enhancements include two major changes: 1) Redesign in the look and feel of the reports, and 2) Replacement of subscores with more comprehensive reporting categories aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards.
How can you, as an educator, make the most of each assessment your students complete? The answer is in the data the assessments provide. By carefully analyzing the data, educators can take full advantage of each test event to determine student strengths and areas for improvement, develop targeted re-teaching plans, and drive instruction in the classroom.