- McCrory seeks extra lottery profits for new initiatives Updated: Apr-28-16 6:09 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory wants legislators to let him use unanticipated extra profits from the North Carolina lottery in part for several new education initiatives and others that never before benefited directly from the state-run numbers games and scratch-offs.
- Nearly 400K Virginia students to take shorter SOL math tests Updated: Apr-28-16 4:38 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Nearly 400,000 Virginia elementary and middle school students will take shorter Standards of Learning math tests this spring.
- Computer glitch forces schools to postpone PARCC tests Updated: Apr-20-16 4:10 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A computer glitch has caused many New Jersey schools to postpone PARCC testing.
- Strict student data privacy bill advances in Colorado House Updated: Apr-14-16 6:35 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are moving to enact what is billed as one of nation's toughest student privacy laws at a time when unscrupulous data collectors can identify youths by their keystrokes in typing class and sell their information.
- Vendor sues Nebraska school over software contract Updated: Apr-14-16 8:47 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A vendor that was contracted to provide online purchasing software has filed a federal lawsuit against the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council.
- State official: Answers erased on about 14,220 STAAR tests Updated: Apr-06-16 1:55 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The state's top education official says a computer glitch erased answers on about 14,220 standardized tests taken by Texas high school students.
- Alaska schools chief cancels test after connection problems Updated: Apr-01-16 11:06 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska education department announced Friday that it is canceling its computer-based statewide student assessments this year, citing technical disruptions and concerns with the validity of the results.
- Alaska cancels standardized testing after Internet problems Updated: Apr-01-16 11:03 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Alaska education department said Friday that it was canceling its computer-based statewide student assessments amid Internet problems at the University of Kansas where the test developer is based.
- The Latest: Alaska education chief cancels student testing Updated: Apr-01-16 9:44 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Latest on issues with student testing in Alaska (all times local):
- Smarter Balanced testing going smoothly Updated: Mar-31-16 1:45 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's superintendent of public instruction says this year's Smarter Balanced testing is going smoothly.