Although most teachers know about the common standards, many do not feel fully prepared yet to teach them, a new survey finds.
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March 16, 2012
March 14, 2012
The governing board for NAEP is exploring changes to expand and make far greater use of the background information collected when NAEP is administered.
March 07, 2012
Two organizations create a framework for states to use in thinking through their common-standards implementation plans.
March 06, 2012
Reverberations continue from common-standards opposition in South Carolina and Utah.
March 02, 2012
A measure to retain a federal mandate for science testing did not get its day in committee this week.
February 27, 2012
A House Republican is seeking to retain NCLB's requirement for science testing.
February 10, 2012
The ten states who have won NCLB waivers outline plans to implement college- and career-ready standards.
February 09, 2012
In a new white paper, the Pioneer Institute suggests that the U.S. Department of Education may be violating prohibitions against a federally dictated curriculum.
February 08, 2012
A survey of parents, teachers and district administrators shows that they find more value in formative tests than summative ones, but also shows a lot of confusion about various types of tests.
February 02, 2012
A charter schools network with schools in both New York and Connecticut exemplifies the challenge of having common standards without fully common assessments.