New Jersey parents, teachers and students criticize PARCC testing during a recent State Board of Education meeting.
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January 09, 2015
January 08, 2015
An interview with Gene Wilhoit, former executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, on why if we fail to give professional educators what they need to implement the Common Core, their initial enthusiasm for the standards could easily disappear.
January 06, 2015
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, the chairman of the National Governors Association, said more rigorous expectations for students were important, but not the only consideration for stronger schools.
January 06, 2015
Meier: When looking at charter schools what I mostly see are chains operating more like Wal-Marts than mom-and-pop stores, with authority more distant from the children and families.
January 04, 2015
Changing the year with more Common Core commentary, Pennsylvania education spending, the biggest ed win of the year, and more news from York, PA.
December 31, 2014
Readers found posts on common standards and their implications for students with disabilities particularly compelling this year.
December 30, 2014
As we ring in the New Year this week, it's a good time to look ahead to K-12 education initiatives and make reasonable assumptions about where it is headed in the coming year.
December 24, 2014
There are some events in the world of education that we have all been anticipating breathlessly. And yet in 2014, they just didn't happen.
December 23, 2014
Second grade teacher and Ph.D Melissa Collins explores the intersections of STEM and elementary education.
December 22, 2014
Can teachers reclaim their roles as leaders of their own learning? A new partnership between research centers at Stanford University and the California Teachers Association will try to build that capacity.