Protesters in Idaho express concern that the IB program spreads anti-American ideas in U.S. schools.
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May 14, 2010
May 13, 2010
House Democrats pulled the America COMPETES Act from the House floor without a final vote, in the face of a surprise Republican maneuver.
May 10, 2010
The Michigan House and Senate have overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow students to opt out of an Algebra II requirement if they obtain their parents' permission.
May 07, 2010
Six urban districts are reported to be participants in a plan to pilot the common standards.
May 06, 2010
ASCD plans to design professional development for the common standards.
May 04, 2010
We don't get a chance very often to hear from the folks who are leading the writing of the common-core standards. Just a couple weeks ago, David Coleman (English/language arts) and Jason Zimba (math) discussed the project at length at a forum here in Washington. Now, excerpts from video interviews w...
May 03, 2010
California has reviewed a new set of digital textbooks for use in classrooms statewide.
April 28, 2010
We've talked before about the effect that common standards and assessments could have on the publishing industry (see a blog post here and a story here). Today we have one more peek into those possibilities. In a conference call yesterday to discuss first-quarter earnings for this year, McGraw-Hill...
April 27, 2010
The latest issue of the journal Science features a set of articles that explores the link between science learning and language skills.
April 22, 2010
More school districts are offering programs that teach children how to play stringed instruments.