Doubts raised about test for severely disabled

(Calif.) Amid much uncertainty, some of the state’s most severely disabled students begin field testing an alternate academic performance assessment aligned to the Common Core this spring.  

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Lawmaker wants to bill K-12 for college remediation

(Tenn.) As the cost and challenge of preparing college-ready students escalates and puts new burdens on higher education – one lawmaker is proposing that districts should pay for remedial courses high school graduates must take in college.

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