Mainstream news media coverage of the common standards begins to spread information--and concerns--about the new expectations.
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September 07, 2012
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...
July 31, 2012
Some observers appreciate key aspects of the document, though issues such as proposed restrictions on the length of textbooks are generating debate.
July 24, 2012
One challenge in implementing the common-core standards in math is helping students not only master key content but also become proficient in the eight standards for mathematical practice laid out in the document. We'll explore the practices in an Education Week webinar Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern ti...
July 24, 2012
The NSTA's interim executive director said the board's dismissal of its leader was not emblematic of plans to shift direction as an organization.
July 20, 2012
The new guidelines, which have the backing of several prominent groups, aim to ensure 'faithful' implementation of the math standards.
July 05, 2012
Scott Norton, a longtime education official in Louisiana, is taking on a key post at the Council of Chief State School Officers overseeing work on standards, testing, and accountability.