Terry Holliday and Felicia Smith on how Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core, implementation progress so far and their advice for other states and the federal government.
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October 16, 2014
October 09, 2014
An interview with Michael Kirst, president of California's State Board of Education, on the challenges in implementing the Common Core.
October 06, 2014
The Education Department and National Board outline the next steps of their Teach to Lead campaign.
October 02, 2014
The Common Core is much more likely to be declared a failure because of poor implementation than because of political attacks from either side of the spectrum.
September 11, 2014
Dylan Wiliam on creating a school environment in which teachers are both motivated to continuously improve their practice and supported as they do so.
September 03, 2014
A school board in Durham, N.C., will end its relationship with Teach For America. Board members were concerned about the program's short commitment requirement and recruit preparation.
August 27, 2014
An argument for training U.S. teachers to be skilled researchers in the classrooms.
August 21, 2014
A new report from NCEE calls for replacing the current system of test-based accountability with a system much more likely to result in improvements in student performance.
August 13, 2014
Continuing his series on education research, Marc Tucker argues that the United States should use industrial benchmarking to learn about the characteristics of effective education systems.
August 07, 2014
How is it possible that America has the largest educational research establishment in the world yet mediocre student achievement compared to the top performing countries?