The PISA results, released today, are both widely publicized and quite complicated. Here are some tips for understanding the data.
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December 03, 2013
October 08, 2013
An international survey of literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills shows U.S. adults weaker than those in most other developed countries.
October 07, 2013
Dowan McNair-Lee, the teacher Education Week profiled as she taught the common standards in English/language arts in her 8th grade classroom, has been honored for effective teaching.
September 06, 2013
Math is the top pick of U.S. adults asked to name the "most valuable" subject they studied in school, according to new Gallup data. Meanwhile, science is more popular than when the question was posed a decade ago.
August 14, 2013
Prominent names in reading instruction take on a controversial report that ranked teacher colleges, contending it overlooked best practices.
July 09, 2013
Books on display at Barnes & Noble offer a hint of what lies ahead for students in common-core classrooms.
June 27, 2013
New documents describe what students need to demonstrate to show achievement at each of the five levels of PARCC's test in literacy and math.
June 18, 2013
Read a transcript of the conversation with the EdWeek reporter who spent six months documenting how one district is putting the common standards into practice.
June 18, 2013
Critics of the long-awaited study attack its research methodology and its conclusions.
June 13, 2013
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 ...