A Twitter spat illustrates how complicated it can be to determine what scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress really say about student learning.
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June 15, 2016
June 10, 2016
Louisiana legislators approved a new set of academic standards to replace the Common Core State Standards—but how much do the new standards really differ?
June 08, 2016
The school board for the Portland, Ore., school system recently adopted a resolution saying it would stop using instructional materials that cast doubt on climate changea move that some national groups have labeled censorship.
June 06, 2016
Education Week spoke with Matt Larson, the new president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, about his priorities and what he thinks are some of the biggest issues facing math teachers today.
May 25, 2016
Republicans are 90 percent more likely than Democrats to oppose the Common Core State Standards, according to an analysis of California poll data. And most of that opposition is explained by disapproval of President Obama's performance.
May 23, 2016
In a letter posted today on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's website, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann acknowledged that the group had made some miscalculations regarding implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
May 19, 2016
Virginia has officially become the first state to add computer science to its core academic requirements for elementary, middle, and high school.
May 13, 2016
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
May 05, 2016
The most recent round of textbook reviews from EdReports.org show that Everyday Math, which is used in about 200,000 classrooms around the country, does not meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
April 29, 2016
When the scores for 4th and 8th grades were released in October, and showed declines as well, there was all sorts of chatter about where to place the blame. So far, the most recent 12th grade scores haven't caused the same kind of finger-pointing.