Secretary Duncan's threats to withhold funds from California if they do not continue to give tests that are not aligned with common core makes no sense. California has a better plan.
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September 14, 2013
September 13, 2013
The afterschool hours are invaluable time for students to develop the knowledge and skills they need for the interconnected world and to meet the Common Core.
September 10, 2013
The tools include native language translations of test directions and test items in mathematics for students who are not yet proficient in English.
September 04, 2013
New research suggests the value of a course credit in Algebra 2 is declining.
August 29, 2013
The common-core math standards have a lot to say about the 'appropriate use' of math tools, including calculators, spreadsheets, and even 'dynamic geometry software.'
August 28, 2013
As her school shifts to address Common Core State Standards, one foreign language teacher finds opportunity for greater collaboration.
August 27, 2013
The Council of Chief State School Officers has released a detailed road map for states that must reach more consensus around who an English-learner is and when such students no longer need language instruction services.
August 27, 2013
A new study finds that some states are considering assessments other than those being designed by the two state testing consortia.
August 26, 2013
The 50,000 ESL teachers in the nation's public schools will need to closely collaborate with content teachers to ensure English-learners can succeed in the common core era, experts say.
August 21, 2013
Eva Moskowitz opened Harlem Success Academy opened in 2006. With nine new schools opening in the next few weeks, Success Academy Charter Schools will have 22 New York City locations and will serve 7,000 students. It is clearly one of the three best K-8 school networks in the country and with plans to open 6 new elementaries, 3 new middle schools and their first high school in 2014.