One of the two groups of states designing test for the common standards issues draft "content frameworks" for public comment.
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August 04, 2011
August 03, 2011
A Minnesota bill complicating implementation of the common standards was vetoed by the governor.
August 02, 2011
North Carolina recently updated its standards in science, so does not plan to adopt the upcoming national standards, a top state official explains.
July 27, 2011
Maryland is offering training for teachers to implement the standards. The Gates Foundation has issued a grant to the National Writing Project.
July 25, 2011
Although the science framework does not cover the behavioral and social sciences, the NRC is hosting a workshop on those areas this fall.
July 25, 2011
The maps are designed to be closely aligned with the new English/language arts standards.
July 21, 2011
Advocates for computer science complain that a new framework for science standards fails to include a significant focus on the subject.
July 20, 2011
Washington state finalizes its adoption of the common standards.
July 19, 2011
A final set of standards informed by the NRC framework is expected out next year.
July 18, 2011
An association of state education-technology directors offers guidance about transitioning to large-scale online assessment.