This press release announces the statewide agreement between Washington's community and technical colleges and public four-year universities in which Washington state’s 11th graders who score at a college-ready level on the Smarter Balanced assessments this spring will automatically be placed into college-level math and English language class when they enroll in the state’s community and technical colleges.
Dynamic Learning Maps Software Updates
New Online Assessment from the WIDA Consortium
In 2015-16, WIDA will administer the new, online annual summative assessment, ACCESS for ELLs 2.0, to replace the current paper-based version.
PARCC Test Item of the Week
From now until the start of the spring assessments, PARCC will post one test item per week to show the kinds of questions that students can expect on the tests. Click here for PARCC’s test item of the week.
In this post from the Teaching Channel, teacher Lily Jones shows how teachers Tahlequah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma are collaborating to differentiate Common Core math instruction for special education.