As engineering education gains a stronger foothold at the K-12 level, the National Academy of Engineering, with support from a $1.5 million corporate grant, is launching an initiative to help guide educators into what is often unfamiliar terrain.
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November 08, 2013
November 01, 2013
The group of university professors, who come from a variety of academic disciplines, say it's a mistake for so many Catholic schools to embrace the common standards for English/language arts and mathematics.
October 16, 2013
The state board of education is dropping the suggested guidance attached to the Common Core State Standards on issues such as text 'exemplars' in reading and pathways for taking high school math.
October 15, 2013
A new program led by the grandson of explorer Jacques Cousteau seeks to reveal the thrill of discovery and raise environmental awareness in young people.
October 11, 2013
The Business Roundtable hopes to have a plan for launch of its alignment panel within six months.
October 09, 2013
The Business Roundtable makes a potentially controversial recommendation: setting up a panel to review curricular alignment with the common standards.
October 07, 2013
Washington last week became the eighth state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards
October 01, 2013
A new paper argues that the common standards in math do not demand a level of skill that is sufficient for selective colleges, or for students planning careers in math or science. In a white paper released today, the Boston-based Pioneer Institute, one of the most vocal critics of the common core, s...
September 26, 2013
This Storify takes a look at the short history of the Next Generation Science Standards, from their initial conception to adoption by seven states and counting.
September 19, 2013
The state board of education in Delaware voted 6-0 today to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, making it the seventh state to sign on.