Tag: PACE assessments

Tests and Accountability

The New Hampshire Department of Education just announced the results of the spring 2016 statewide assessments, noting that scores rose three percent from last year’s baseline. Results reflect three different assessment components: the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA), the Common Core (aka College and Career Readiness Standards) aligned statewide test; the Performance Assessment of Competency Education Read More

PACE: the Next Educational Reform from the NH DOE

Just as the whole state is rolling out the much-lauded Smarter Balanced Assessment, the NH Department of Education is converting to the next educational fad, the PACE assessment. It is part of their ESEA (No Child Left Behind) waiver draft that will be finalized on March 31, 2015. There are no refusals or opt-outs with Read More