The Answer Sheet: Common Core Tests

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Common Core test gives students no time to think -- teacher

Ninety minutes, six reading passages, 42 multiple-choice questions. Go!

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Common Core Tests

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Gov. Cuomo seeks changes to ‘flawed’ Common Core implementation

He is creating a panel to make recommendations for improving implementation.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Common Core, Tests

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 07/24/2013

New Common Core tests: Worth the price?

How much better will these tests really be? Here's the answer.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:52 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Common Core Tests, Some States Don't Think So

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Florida GOP lawmakers urge break with Common Core testing group

Are Republicans about to fight with other Republicans in Florida over the Common Core?

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bad News for Jeb Bush, Common Core Tests

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Eighth grader: What bothered me most about new Common Core test

A 14-year-old boy in New York details what he found so annoying about the new Common Core-aligned English test he and other students around the state just took.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:01 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Common Core Tests, Standardized Tests, Worse Than Pineapple Test

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Questions about the questions on new Common Core tests

Critics say there are problems with some of the questions on the new tests just given to students in New York.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:29 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Are They Clearly Written?, Common Core Tests, Try To Answer Two of Them