A committee comprised primarily of classroom teachers spent six months working to develop the standards, which emphasize hands-on learning.
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February 22, 2017
January 11, 2017
A RAND Corporation study found that teachers in Louisiana were more familiar with state standards than their counterparts in other states and more likely to use classroom materials that corresponded to the standards.
January 06, 2017
Wyoming's new science benchmarks are similar to the Next Generation Science Standards.
October 14, 2016
In these audio clips, the author and retired professor discusses how background knowledge affects reading comprehension, why he thinks the common core's focus on reading complex texts is useless, and what education policymakers can learn from France.
October 14, 2016
Iowa is among the states considering new social studies standards.
October 11, 2016
The Evergreen State's new standards are based on a national model created the Council for Economic Education.
October 06, 2016
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is publishing reviews, written by teachers, of free and low-cost digital tools that can supplement classroom curricula.
September 20, 2016
The Montana board of education voted to adopt a new set of K-12 science standards, which closely resemble the Next Generation Science Standards that 18 states have adopted.
August 30, 2016
After analyzing dozens of K-12 math textbooks—and determining that most of the major publishers were selling subpar common-core products—the curriculum review group EdReports.org has moved on to English/language arts materials.
August 23, 2016
The percentage of the general public who say they support the Common Core State Standards dropped from 49 to 42 percent over the last year, according to a new poll. But some of that may be a branding problem.