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Posted on 12/28/2019 1:52:25 AM PST by Freedom of Speech Wins
The global education company Pearson has landed a major contract to administer tests aligned to the common-core standards, a project described as being of unprecedented scale in the U.S. testing arena by one official who helped negotiate it.
The decision to award the contract, announced Friday, was made by a group of states developing tests linked to the common core for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, one of two main consortia of states creating exams to match the standards.
Pearson is expected to perform a broad range of duties under the contract, including development of test items, delivery of paper-and-pencil and computerized test forms, reporting of results, analysis of scores, and working with states to develop cut scores, or performance standards for the exams.
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They will get another contract to fix the textbooks when America throws out common core.
Thats what big business does, make money coming and going.
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