A group of New York City teachers associated with teacher-advocacy organization Educators 4 Excellence laid out ways to address the challenges being faced throughout the state.
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March 28, 2014
March 26, 2014
California educators are grappling with how they will make decisions about exiting English-learners from services as the state transitions to new content tests and new English-language proficiency assessments.
March 25, 2014
Indiana adopted the Common Core State Standards in 2010. On Monday, Gov. Mike Pence revoked them. What's a teacher to do?
March 22, 2014
Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.
March 20, 2014
Last week, in Long Island a panel of experts that included Michael Fullan, Andy Hargreaves and Pasi Sahlberg discussed how there are better ways to improve schools than the reforms coming from the USDOE and NYSED.
March 18, 2014
Grading: Is it the educational dinosaur of our time?
March 17, 2014
State Commissioner Pam Stewart says Florida will go with assessments from the American Institutes of Research rather than the PARCC testing consortium.
March 17, 2014
Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart has selected the American Institutes for Research to develop a new common-core aligned exam for the state's assessment.
March 14, 2014
The additional time will allow for some final "quality checking" of the trial assessments' features beginning later this month.
March 13, 2014
Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.