States that adopt the common standards must adopt 100 percent of the document, according to two officials working on the initiative. This clarification emerged yesterday from a meeting in Las Vegas organized by the National Association of State Boards of Education. NASBE is holding a series of thes...
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January 19, 2010
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January 19, 2010
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January 13, 2010
The Texas State Board of Education today is taking public testimony on new social studies standards being developed.
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December 29, 2009
The Education Department schedules a second round of public meetings to help shape its $350 million competition to design common assessments.
December 17, 2009
National common standards would make expectations for all students to succeed academically more equitable, contends Bob Rothman, a senior fellow for the Alliance for Excellent Education, in a brief released today by that organization.
December 09, 2009
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