Unions are turning on the heat on New York Education Commissioner John King, saying he must slow the consequences attached to new common-core-aligned exams.
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August 08, 2013
States report difficulty in reaching all teachers for professional development in the common standards.
July 02, 2013
The common core will be a focus of discussion—and possibly debate—at this year's Representative Assembly.
June 18, 2013
Instituting teacher-evaluation systems was one of the conditions of the waivers the department offered states in exchange for getting out of some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.
December 17, 2012
With $11 million from the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the two unions, working with the lead writers of the standards, will involve their teachers in building an online portal of instructional tools.
November 30, 2012
In a changing curricular marketplace, states and districts right now have two main options to consider as they make decisions about whether to purchase new materials.
June 13, 2012
The American Federation of Teachers, in partnership with British technology and publishing firm TSL Education have invested $10 million together in an online repository of lesson plans, tools, and supports aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
May 24, 2012
An architect of the common core helped get Michelle Rhee's advocacy group started and will step down from its board in June.
May 27, 2011
Five states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards are beginning work on an initiative to create an open-source "platform" that would help teachers access, download, and create resources tied to the common standards, officials from the Council of Chief State School Officers told us today....