There are signs of "encouragement" and "distress" in implementing the Common Core standards after four years of Smarter Balanced testing. There is also a dilemma: 11th-grade results.
Search results for the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced assessments of math and English language arts by school or district and see three-year trendlines for the Common Core-aligned tests.
Fans of abandoned API, rejoice: New index ranks schools 1 to 10 based on test scores.
Smarter Balanced scores show some groups exceed average while English learners lag.
Districts that don't target priorities may miss an unprecedented opportunity.