Some 68 percent of district curriculum directors plan to purchase new instructional materials for common-core implementation, according to an MDR survey.
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November 27, 2013
November 22, 2013
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has released a request for proposals to develop assessments, submit assessment reports and analyze results.
November 19, 2013
Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.
November 05, 2013
A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar focuses on the challenges districts face in choosing qualified chief technology officers.
October 18, 2013
Education historian Diane Ravitch speaks about her latest book, Reign of Error, which offers a far-reaching critique of private involvement in public education.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.
October 09, 2013
The Business Roundtable is calling for the creation of a panel for judging academic materials' alignment to the common-core standards, a potentially tricky task.
October 07, 2013
One of the two major consortia developing commmon-core tests is inviting companies to compete to develop speaking and listening assessments, valued at $1.5 million.
October 03, 2013
The march toward common-core tests, the rise of formative assessment, and new models of testing has produced a surge in the testing industry, analysts say.
October 02, 2013
The nation's second-largest school district has experienced several setbacks in the rollout of its effort to provide all students with iPads.