Standardized Tests

JerseyCAN Chief Rebukes State Education Department For Delaying Release of Student Testing Data

Paula White, Executive Director of JerseyCAN, is frustrated with the New Jersey Education Department’s delayed release of last spring's student…

2 months ago

Amidst COVID, American Perceptions of School Quality Drops, Support for School Choice Grows, and Partisanship Reigns

Today EducationNext released the results of a survey that examines the impact of the pandemic on Americans' views of public…

4 months ago

GOODMAN: High-Stakes Tests Don’t Help Students Learn. Why Don’t We Try This New Model Instead?

Ten years ago Robert Goodman, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL), wrote a…

6 months ago

Newark Schools Chief Roger León Gets Grilled On Student Learning Loss–and Comes Up Short

Yesterday Newark Superintendent Roger León was in the hot seat at the Newark Municipal Council Education Committee as he took…

6 months ago

New Bill Takes Aim At Murphy Education Department’s Persistent Disregard for Measuring Unfinished Learning

A new bill sponsored by Senator Teresa Ruiz and Assemblywoman Angela McKnight looks like it may pass quickly during the…

12 months ago

New Report on ‘Unfinished Learning’ Finds Our Kids Are Not Okay

This is a disaster. The bottom has fallen out, and the results are as bad as you can imagine. We…

12 months ago

SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

1 year ago

Two Corrections to New Jersey Teachers Union President Sean Spiller’s Op-Ed

Sean Spiller, newly-coronated president of the New Jersey Education Association, had an opinion piece in the Star-Ledger Monday exulting in…

1 year ago

‘State of Emergency’ or ‘Not a Failure’? Dueling Takeaways on Learning Loss at State Board of Education Meeting

There was some dissension yesterday during the New Jersey State Board of Education meeting. Vice President Andy Mulvihill, upon hearing…

1 year ago

EXPLAINER: What Are Standardized Tests and Why Do We Need Them?

Few education topics get parents, teachers, and school leaders more riled up than discussions about using results from student tests…

1 year ago