Educators are keenly interested in what the new common assessments will look like, and need far more information about them than is currently available.
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November 30, 2011
November 29, 2011
Some states and districts are uncertain of how to translate common standards into classroom teaching without knowing what the assessments designed for those standards will look like.
November 21, 2011
The National Council of Teachers of English declines to approve a resolution opposing the common standards.
November 17, 2011
A workshop later this week will explore the state of teaching the social, behavioral, and economic sciences in K-12 education.
November 15, 2011
National guidelines for the study of foreign languages are being revised to make explicit the links to the common-core standards, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages announced this week. The news came just days before the council hosts its annual conference, with the theme "Em...
November 11, 2011
The Alabama Board of Education votes against rescinding the common standards, despite a push from the state's governor.
November 10, 2011
The PARCC assessment consortium releases its revised, final content frameworks after public feedback.
November 07, 2011
Chicago is reporting new college-readiness metrics to parents, such as schools' rates of student eligibility for "selective or highly selective" colleges. But the district isn't evaluating schools on that information yet.
November 04, 2011
Montana adopts the common standards, leaving only four states that have not officially embraced them.
November 04, 2011
Kentucky has been chosen as a demonstration site for a statewide professional-development model reflecting the new common standards.