If you've been reading our series on one district's experience implementing the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts, you might be interested in joining an online chat next week to ask questions of the reporter who's been writing it. That would be me. Join me on Monday, June 17 at ...
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June 13, 2013
June 05, 2013
Education Week explores how the common core English/language arts standards take shape in one classroom.
May 31, 2013
Arvind Mahankali, from New York, is the 2013 National Scripps Spelling Bee champion, after correctly spelling 'knaidel,' a type of dumpling.
May 28, 2013
Legislation headed to Texas Gov. Rick Perry's desk would reduce from 15 to five the number of end-of-course exams students must pass to graduate.
May 23, 2013
EdWeek begins a four-part series on how the District of Columbia school system is putting the English/language arts standards into practice.
May 02, 2013
National Council of Teachers of English argues that computers ignore the most valuable elements of student writing.
April 26, 2013
Contest sponsors urge viewing parties to watch one-time-only live webcast of high school students performing the work of great poets.
April 09, 2013
This year's Scripps National Spelling Bee will incorporate some changes including a computer-based test and a multiple-choice element.
March 27, 2013
The two federally funded groups designing tests for the common standards are awaiting feedback from pilot and field testing before making the decision.
March 15, 2013
Achievement gaps persist by gender persist across the globe, a new study finds, with boys lagging in reading and girls lagging in math.