Kids will be testing the Test

When elementary and middle school students sit down next month for the annual state testing, they will get their first taste of new national academic standards coming to New Jersey –- even if they may not know it. The Christie administration will begin to “field test” questions derived from the new Common Core State Standards into the next NJASK tests, given to every student Grades 3-8. New Jersey is one of 45 states moving toward the Common Core standards, along with new testing that is being developed through a national consortium, advertised as providing more depth and rigor to existing state standards that vary across the country.

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Last modified on 09/24/2018

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