A common-standards advocate argues that many aspects of American education will have to change if schooling is to fully reflect the new expectations.
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September 28, 2012
September 27, 2012
Several U.S. students and their teachers are scaling Mount Kilimanjaro this week as part of an international expedition to gather scientific data about its six "biomes."
September 26, 2012
Education Week has just unveiled a brand new e-newsletter devoted to news, analysis, and commentary on the common-core standards.
September 26, 2012
Five Utah educators, concerned about a lack of instructional materials aligned to the common-core math standards, are writing a set of high school e-textbooks.
September 25, 2012
The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.
September 24, 2012
The Common Core State Standards aren't just changing instruction in math and English language/arts, new survey data suggest. They're also finding their way into a lot of science classrooms.
September 20, 2012
At a time when states and districts are on the lookout for textbooks and related instructional materials to guide the teaching of the common core, a recent study offers a cautionary tale about the selection of publishers' wares. First, don't underestimate the importance to student learning of the p...
September 13, 2012
Nearly all states are developing curricular and supplemental materials to help districts and schools implement the common-core state standards, but far fewer are approving or certifying lists of materials, a new report finds.
September 12, 2012
A new collection of state-by-state reports on STEM learning issued today finds that in nearly every state, elementary students are getting less instructional time for science than they did in the mid 1990s, and that many students lack access to rigorous STEM courses.
September 11, 2012
Tennessee's push to implement the Common Core State Standards is getting support from a new statewide coalition that includes leaders in business, education, and other sectors.