The first draft of a set of 'next generation' science standards will be released for public comment this week.
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May 07, 2012
May 04, 2012
Participating schools will be part of a pilot program aimed at measuring how their students compare with their global peers.
May 03, 2012
A new research paper offers a defense of the Common Core State Standards, suggesting that they are world class and hold considerable promise to help improve student achievement.
May 02, 2012
The National Research Council is planning to craft a framework to guide the development of new assessments aligned to a set of common, 'next generation' science standards.
April 27, 2012
Some states have signaled plans to factor additional subjects, such as science and social studies, into revised accountability systems.
April 25, 2012
The Obama administration has taken some steps recently to highlight the importance of environmental literacy, but is also proposing budget cuts in this same area.
April 25, 2012
Separate studies in California and Charlotte, N.C., find that placing struggling math students into algebra in middle school reduced the likelihood that they will take and pass higher-level math courses later on.
April 20, 2012
The Texas state board unanimously approved new math standards this week that had attracted considerable criticism.
April 19, 2012
The Texas State Board of Education is expected to vote this week on the proposed new standards for mathematics.
April 18, 2012
The Texas State Board of Education is planning to take up a set of proposed new math standards today, but that document is encountering some sharp criticism.