The common standards' emphasis on students' skill with complex texts and disciplinary literacy pushes teachers to rethink how they should do their jobs.
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March 10, 2011
February 18, 2011
Recent EdWeek posts on a variety of curriculum-related topics.
February 17, 2011
Scientists must become more involved in educating the public about science and supporting K-12 students' interest in science, according to Alice S. Huang, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
February 07, 2011
One of the two state assessment consortia draws directly on California's EAP as a model.
February 03, 2011
A Harvard report draws strong reaction for suggesting that many students are not being served by a college-prep curriculum.
December 22, 2010
A new study shows that one in five recent high school graduates lack the academic skills to enlist in the military.
December 20, 2010
One provider of workshops about the common standards promotes it like a rock and roll band's tour.
December 16, 2010
The American Federation of Teachers explores how to shape curriculum from the common standards.
December 06, 2010
A new study finds that most U.S. students have far to go before they can master the common standards.
November 29, 2010
South Dakota becomes the 44th state to adopt the common standards.