A new report from the George W. Bush Institute finds suburban school districts are "mediocre" in comparison to international peers.
All Blog Posts With National standards Tag or Category
September 27, 2011
January 03, 2011
Our students will do far better if we ask them to do more thinking rather than less, even if they turn out to be a bit less uniform at the end.
September 15, 2010
The Common Data Standards Initiative's Technical Working Group has released its first version of voluntary common data standards, intended to make it easier to compare and exchange information across districts and states.
January 07, 2010
Connecting teacher effectiveness to student test scores -- Good idea? And how about National Standards?
December 12, 2009
While most teachers appreciate standards, the over-emphasis on standardized tests has some of us wondering if national standards may just be too much of a good thing!
September 19, 2009
Zhao helps us understand why the US, in spite of the frequent sloppy indictments of our schools, remains a world leader in scientific and creative innovation.
May 05, 2009
Students in both Germany and the U.S. were turning in unimpressive performances on international mathematics tests in 1996, but only Germany saw the bad news as a call for national standards, a Michigan State University researcher says.