States given millions for new assessments
Sec. Duncan announces Race to the Top winners for state testing
By Meris Stansbury, Associate EditorRead more by Meris Stansbury
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sept. 2 announced the recipients of millions of dollars in federal grants to provide new state assessment systems to test students’ 21st-century skills. The announcement comes as part of the recent push for higher-performing schools and common standards. Read more with registration.