Teachers are about evenly split on whether they approve or disapprove of the common core; elementary teachers and those with the most experience implementing them view them the most favorably.
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October 29, 2014
October 09, 2014
New York State United Teachers has sued the state over a requirement that teachers administering and scoring common-core-aligned tests not disclose the items.
August 19, 2014
Teacher support for the common standards has dropped precipitously, even though they're among the best informed about the expectations.
July 13, 2014
After passionate debate, the union says it continues to support the "promise" of the common standards but wants to see changes in how they're being carried out.
July 11, 2014
AFT posts new membership numbers, increasing to 1.6 million members.
July 11, 2014
AFT Innovation Fund grants will be awarded to affiliates to "critique and analyze the current standards, and/or review and comment on the research behind them."
July 03, 2014
At the NEA's Representative Assembly, delegates passed a series of notable new business items on issues including testing, accountability, and the common-core standards.
June 20, 2014
Under new legislation, New York's teachers won't be penalized for low scores on the state test-score based portion of their evaluation in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
May 30, 2014
The state teachers' union says that districts should boycott Pearson-developed common-core tests, adding fuel to a bourgeoning anti-test sentiment in the Empire State.
May 07, 2014
The Chicago Teachers Union passed a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards, in what may have implications for its parent union.