Below you will find the complete and unedited US DOE Fact Sheet on their recently announced Testing Action Plan. Delaware citizens: Take not of the mention of Delaware. Which confirms my suspicions this is all a smokescreen to get rid of district assessments and make EVERYTHING aligned to Common Core. As long as they have their precious standardized assessment, no matter what the length is, they will do this. I don’t buy this for a second. This is exactly what Delaware Governor Jack Markell did, but on a national scale.