Massachusetts Higher Ed and Business: ‘MCAS not good enough for today’s world’

November 3, 2015 — Richard Freeland, former state commissioner of higher education from 2008 to 2015 and president of Northeastern University 1996-2006, and John Davis, chairman and CEO of the American Saw and Manufacturing Company, cite high remediation rates, and...

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Tennessee Higher Education Leaders Support Aligned Assessments

October 30, 2015 — Leaders representing the Tennessee Board of Regents, Tennessee Independent Colleges & Universities Association, and University of Tennessee have resoundingly supported TNReady, the state’s new assessment aligned to the more rigorous Tennessee State Standards. Read...

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New Jersey Higher Ed Leader On the Value Aligned Assessments

October 26, 2015 — In the wake of the statewide release of PARCC results, Tom Kean, former governor of NJ and president of Drew University, underscores the importance of PARCC assessments, not only in closing the ‘honesty...

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AACC and ACCT partner with Higher Ed for Higher Standards

October 15, 2015 — The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), and Higher Ed for Higher Standards (HEfHS) announced that they will partner and commit to the implementation of...

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