A new report looks at whether individual classroom assignments meet the common-core criteria for literacy and finds that alignment, for the most part, is lacking.
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September 02, 2015
August 31, 2015
Tracking state adoptions of the Next Generation Science Standards can be trickier than you might think. We've updated our map.
August 25, 2015
South Dakota lawmakers had required that the state not adopt any standards developed by a multi-state consortia.
August 18, 2015
The latest poll by Education Next shows declining public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but those policies still have more backers than detractors.
July 31, 2015
Revisions respond to intense criticism last year that the framework emphasized negative aspects of American history.
July 21, 2015
At a literacy conference where the majority of sessions were focused on practical application in the classroom, the term "common core" was sometimes circumvented, or explicitly avoided.
July 14, 2015
Common-core instructional materials are being used in all states, including those that the repealed or never adopted the standards, as well as internationally.
July 10, 2015
The Common Core State Standards teach students the algorithm for multi-digit addition and subtraction in 4th grade. But some experts say it should be taught sooner.
July 09, 2015
A new study shows that many states have upped their standards for what it means to be labeled proficient, a change that some attribute to the advent of the common-core standards.
July 06, 2015
In an ongoing effort to help states navigate the process of reviewing, adopting, and implementing the Next Generation Science Standards, the National Association of State Boards of Education released a short report today profiling some states' efforts in this area.