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.
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September 24, 2012
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Authors argue that increased emphasis on informational text will harm students' readiness for college.
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 13, 2012
PARCC's K-12 and higher education leaders continued their work to and agree on performance-level descriptors for the impending Common Core State Standards assessments.
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.
September 07, 2012
Mainstream news media coverage of the common standards begins to spread information--and concerns--about the new expectations.
August 30, 2012
The common core standards are dividing the GOP, EdWeek reports from the Republican convention.
August 29, 2012
Blame and credit for the common standards punctuates presidential campaigning, raising questions of fact and perception on both sides.
August 22, 2012
An annual poll of Americans' views on public education finds divided support for the common standards.
August 01, 2012
Two flashpoints for debate in education circles are vouchers and teaching creationism. Well, today I've found a way to combine them in one blog post. The Associated Press is reporting that some Louisiana private schools participating in the state's new voucher program reject evolution and instead te...