Minnesota lawmakers have passed a measure that would require a legislative nod before the commissioner of education approves academic standards.
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May 03, 2012
May 01, 2012
The publishers' criteria in English/language arts, potentially powerful influences on how curriculum and instruction take shape for the new common standards, have been revised to address criticism and questions.
April 30, 2012
The Colorado board of education opposes proposed legislation that would make it commit to one of the consortia that are designing tests for the common standards.
April 27, 2012
Education Week is hosting two webinars next week that show participants how educators are implementing the common standards in English/language arts.
April 25, 2012
The Common Core State Standards have sparked a debate over the role of prereading in literacy instruction.
April 24, 2012
A special Education Week report examines the potential and challenges as states begin to implement the Common Core State Standards.
April 20, 2012
One of the state assessment consortia changes its plans to design sample instructional units.
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.