Report: States cannot choose cost over quality in Common Core assessments - AZEdNews
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Report: States cannot choose cost over quality in Common Core assessments

The Common Core State Standards have caused an uproar in some states, due to a perceived federal overreach into education policy, difficulties training teachers to adjust to the new standards and costs associated with developing and administering tests that fit the more rigorous curriculum guidelines. But a new report from the Brookings Institution shows the cost of the new tests is not far from what most states already spend per student, and won’t increase significantly, even if more states leave two groups developing the tests for the majority of schools.