Professional groups team up to offer help transitioning to the common standards.
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September 12, 2011
September 07, 2011
Six states win $180 million in funding for comprehensive literacy grants.
August 04, 2011
One of the two groups of states designing test for the common standards issues draft "content frameworks" for public comment.
July 27, 2011
Maryland is offering training for teachers to implement the standards. The Gates Foundation has issued a grant to the National Writing Project.
July 25, 2011
The maps are designed to be closely aligned with the new English/language arts standards.
July 12, 2011
The action in Indiana comes as the common-core standards do not include the teaching of cursive.
July 07, 2011
New documents from the writers of the common standards seek to guide publishers in developing curriculum for the common standards in English/language arts.
July 06, 2011
Last year, the state cut out similar writing tests for students in the elementary and middle grades.
July 05, 2011
The new Race to the Top challenge presses states to come up with ways to gauge the quality of their early-childhood programs, and develop standards and assessments to check the youngest students' progress.
June 29, 2011
A new crop of state laws and local initiatives seeks to build a strong early-childhood basis to lead to 3rd grade reading proficiency.