Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
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November 03, 2014
October 30, 2014
A new study of districts' common-core implementation finds that instructional materials purchased from businesses are less likely to be used in classrooms than teacher-developed curricula.
October 29, 2014
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.
October 28, 2014
A project that trains teachers to review lessons and units for alignment to the common core has expanded its set of offerings.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
October 09, 2014
Teachers were ready in 1991 to infuse technology into the teaching and learning environment. We didn't seize the moment then. We must now.
October 02, 2014
State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.
October 02, 2014
Authentic learning opportunities and authentic assessments have been on the educational landscape for years. Yet there remains a need for shared understanding of what that means.
September 30, 2014
We're looking for solid tips for special educators who are working to write standards-based individualized education programs that connect to common-core standards in reading and math.
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.