The Washington Post


'Frankly, many of us were disappointed by the design and quality of the tests.'

Some kids who opt out of high-stakes tests are being forced to sit and do nothing.

Parents will soon be told whether their children are “on the road” to college readiness based on cut scores on tests of the new Common Core standards. But there is no evidence the scores will have any meaning.

Student questions why she has to take a special assessment to measure her teacher's worth.