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 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 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 08, 2013
OpenEd, an online catalog of more than 250,000 web-based educational videos, games, and exercises aligned with some 3,300 Common Core State Standards, launches today.
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.
September 24, 2013
The Common Core State Standards and the adoption of digital technology in other countries are two areas of opportunity for education companies.
September 17, 2013
Executives from Cisco Systems, ExxonMobil, and Intel urged their peers in the business community to rally in defense of the common-core standards.
September 16, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable, both of which support the common core, are staging events to discuss education issues this week.