California's state board of education voted unanimously yesterday to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
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August 29, 2013
The common-core math standards have a lot to say about the 'appropriate use' of math tools, including calculators, spreadsheets, and even 'dynamic geometry software.'
August 28, 2013
A new study finds that some states are considering assessments other than those being designed by the two state testing consortia.
August 22, 2013
The head of research and development for the College Board joins rival ACT, as the two organizations stake out turf in the common-assessment world.
August 21, 2013
One of the organizations that strongly backs the Common Core State Standards takes on some of the flash points in the debate about them.
August 20, 2013
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute contends that the Next Generation Science Standards fail to adequately align with the common-core math standards.
August 16, 2013
Iowa has taken a step toward possible adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards yesterday, after the state named 28 members to a task force that will review the document.
August 13, 2013
Newly revised standards in Tennessee are winning strong praise for their coverage of the civil rights movement.
August 12, 2013
A document just published by the Kentucky department of education offers a closer look at public sentiment regarding the Next Generation Science Standards.
August 08, 2013
Bringing teachers up to speed on key instructional shifts for the common core remains a challenge for states, says a new survey.