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'Smarter Balanced' Test Scores Released

Educators say that students' scores on the new Smarter Balanced standardized tests, released Friday, exceeded their expectations in English Language Arts, but were about what they expected in math.More

  • How Did Your School Do On The Connecticut SBAC?

    How Did Your School Do On The Connecticut SBAC?

    As with 2013’s Connecticut Mastery Tests, wealthier school districts generally performed better than poorer districts on the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests. But are these scores comparable to the CMT and CAPT tests they replace? The tests themselves are different in the...

  • Former Senior At New Hampshire Prep School Convicted Of Sex Charges

    Former Senior At New Hampshire Prep School Convicted Of Sex Charges

    A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.

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