Sales of education publishers' print and digital K-12 products jumped 7 percent in 2013 over the previous year, according to the Association of American Publishers.
All Blog Posts With state policy Tag or Category
January 06, 2014
January 03, 2014
The North Carolina state board is considering assessment options for the common core, but state lawmakers will also have a say, and are studying the issue.
December 31, 2013
Many of the most popular blog posts for State EdWatch in 2013 concerned the common core, while others Involved big names like Arne Duncan, Tony Bennett, and Michelle Rhee.
December 30, 2013
The expectation debate in this country has been focused on common math and English standards but there are other outcomes that can be even more important to life success. A University of Chicago CCSR review and a couple of popular books suggest, "We don't teach the most important skills."
December 27, 2013
New York state Assembly Democrats are the latest to register opposition to education department plans to upload students' data to the cloud via inBloom.
December 26, 2013
The Arizona department says it doesn't make sense to make decisions about school accountability and reading retention until a new "baseline" is set in 2014-15.
December 24, 2013
A review of the top curriculum posts of 2013, and a lighthearted look ahead to the headlines you probably won't see in 2014.
December 23, 2013
A strong supporter of the common core, Luna becomes the second current elected Republican superintendent to join Chiefs for Change, along with Oklahoma's Janet Barresi.
December 19, 2013
In several states, education departments' budgets often were not connected to their overall strategies, a Center on Reinventing Public Education report says.
December 19, 2013
The Education Commission of the States outlines a number of policy arenas where states can focus time and energy to help their growing populations of English-learners.