One of the state assessment consortia changes its plans to design sample instructional units.
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April 20, 2012
April 19, 2012
The Texas State Board of Education is expected to vote this week on the proposed new standards for mathematics.
April 19, 2012
The head of the chief state school officers' group calls on states to revamp their teacher and principal preparation to match the demands of the common standards.
April 18, 2012
The Texas State Board of Education is planning to take up a set of proposed new math standards today, but that document is encountering some sharp criticism.
April 11, 2012
The Texas Association of Business suggests that "major revisions" are needed to a set of proposed standards in math.
April 05, 2012
A bill designed to unravel the common standards in South Carolina has stalled in the state senate.
April 04, 2012
One of the consortia designing tests for the common standards decides to make higher-education representatives voting members, reflecting the push to ensure that colleges and universities accept the test as an indicator of college readiness.
March 30, 2012
Only about 3 percent of voters surveyed gave their local schools an "A" grade for the quality of science instruction.
March 29, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan acknowledges that federal advocacy of the common standards can create problems in building support for them.
March 28, 2012
Kentucky decides to throw its weight toward the common-standards tests being designed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.