A new report out by the advocacy organization Defending the Early Years calls the Kindergarten common-core standard that children should be able to read emergent texts developmentally inappropriate.
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January 15, 2015
January 08, 2015
Will the Common Core State Standards survive despite opposition rhetoric, or was 2014 just the start of growing backlash to the standards?
January 07, 2015
As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.
January 06, 2015
More than 30 years later we may still be A Nation At Risk but for many different reasons.
January 03, 2015
I know you may be thinking, I don't have time to get involved in something else! But taking the time to get involved in education issues outside your classroom is a great way to stay connected with the larger issues at your school, in your district, and in your state. It's also a great way to keep recharging those batteries.
January 02, 2015
Between 64 and 77 percent of students with disabilities scored at the lowest level on the tests, which are given in math and English/language arts.
December 31, 2014
Readers found posts on common standards and their implications for students with disabilities particularly compelling this year.
December 31, 2014
If in rounding out 2014 you're still finding yourself a bit fuzzy on the difference between the common-core standards and curriculum, two recent NPR pieces might offer some clarity.
December 30, 2014
We're pretty sure that early drafts of the No Child Left Behind reauthorization won't mimic the Education Department's waiver program.
December 29, 2014
Teachers lunching with President Barack Obama came in at No. 3, ahead of midterm election results and State of the Union address.