An interview with Michael Kirst, president of California's State Board of Education, on the challenges in implementing the Common Core.
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October 09, 2014
September 17, 2014
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
September 11, 2014
New social studies textbooks under consideration by the Texas board of education include "serious distortions of history and contemporary issues," according to a watchdog group's recent review.
August 22, 2014
A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
August 12, 2014
The move away from textbooks must be accompanied by a responsibility to create the time, space, and guidance in which teachers can research new resources and use them to transform the work being done in and outside of their classrooms.
August 06, 2014
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
August 06, 2014
A new organization is wading into the (very choppy) waters of judging whether major textbooks and other classroom materials are common-core aligned.
July 28, 2014
Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.
June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.
June 04, 2014
Purchases of instructional materials fell by 4 percent in the 1st quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, possibly because of districts' uncertainty about the common-core implementation, according to the Association of American Publishers.