Fri., September 21, 2012 2:36pm
The cost of testing Georgia’s students will likely quadruple by 2014 as the state rolls out a replacement for the current Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests. Georgia education leaders are helping develop the test that will assess student learning under new national Common Core standards.
Thu., June 14, 2012 11:36am
For the fourth year in a row, students across Georgia posted gains on the state’s standardized tests, or CRCTs. The scores released by the Department of Education Thursday show that third through eighth graders are performing better on nearly every test subject and grade level.
Thu., January 5, 2012 8:14am
The Dougherty County School Board said two principals have resigned and two teachers have been terminated in the wake of allegations of widespread cheating. Three other principals have been reassigned pending evidence from investigators.
Thu., June 9, 2011 4:18pm
More Georgia students are passing the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests. The 2011 results released Thursday show the passage rate is up in almost every grade and content area.The state made the largest gains in Math—a subject that has been troublesome for Georgia students overall in the past.
Wed., April 20, 2011 4:10pm
Several Georgia school systems face scrutiny for possible cheating on the Criterion Referenced Competency Test. Students in first through eighth grades take the test to gauge their learning levels.
Mon., April 18, 2011 3:17pm
Some Georgia schools have added security measures for a high-stakes test this month. Students statewide are taking the Criterion Referenced Competency Test. The state is sending test monitors into schools previously suspected in cheating scandals. Atlanta schools have the most serious charges and security.
Mon., April 12, 2010 1:27pm
The state is monitoring the CRCT testing process after an audit revealed su