A Washington Post book critic and three panelists discuss student literacy within the context of what it means to be the nation's most literate city.
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June 06, 2014
June 05, 2014
English-language learners in states belonging to the WIDA consortium have been field-testing new, common-core aligned English-language proficiency assessments in speaking, reading, and writing this spring.
May 27, 2014
Both houses of the state legislature passed a bill that would require Oklahoma to draft a new set of standards in math and English/language arts. But it's far from certain that Gov. Mary Fallin, a common-core backer, will sign it.
May 21, 2014
An Education Week analysis of all the states' testing plans shows that although most states belong to one of the assessment consortia, many plan to use other tests in 2014-15.
May 20, 2014
Or, how the Common Core State Standards were actually designed to sell butter substitutes.
May 19, 2014
Missouri may soon be the next state to drop the Common Core State Standards, but that would open up the door for teachers to get involved in the new standards.
May 05, 2014
LearnZillion, a company that provides teacher-created lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards, has announced the members of its 2014 teacher "Dream Team."
April 28, 2014
South Carolina withdraws from the common-core assessment consortium even though its state board of education favors staying in the group.
April 28, 2014
How to balance the federal government's interest in making sure that federal education funds are well spent with the states' interest in retaining their constitutional right to enact their own education policies.
April 09, 2014
The comedian mocked the possibly confusing terminology used on assessments aligned to the common standards.