Comments are flooding in on the common standards, but the public probably won't get to see them.
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March 22, 2010
March 17, 2010
Florida legislators are eyeing a measure to require a 7th grade civics course, and to impose a new high-stakes test in the subject.
March 15, 2010
President Obama's plan to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act could have some potentially significant implications for curriculum matters across the country.
March 12, 2010
The Texas board of education by a vote of 11-4 gave its preliminary approval to new social studies standards.
March 10, 2010
There is an interesting mix of reactions taking shape to the first public draft of the K-12 common standards. (Yes, these folks viewed advance, embargoed copies, or already had the draft because it's been circulated among state leaders.) Check out our story on www.edweek.org, and check back again a...
March 09, 2010
The public-comment period on the grade-by-grade common standards opens tomorrow, and the drafters are very interested in what teachers will have to say about them. Some teachers have been involved in creating the standards, but the folks at the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National...
March 09, 2010
Since you pay such rapt attention to this blog, you already know that the first public draft of the grade-by-grade common standards is supposed to come out this week. And tomorrow's the scheduled release day. We will have a story on www.edweek.org, and we'll blog about it in this space, too. But sta...
March 08, 2010
Leading textbooks for homeschoolers offer a Bible-influenced view of science, reports a story from the Associated Press
March 03, 2010
Time to play catch-up after having been gone from the newsroom for a week. There are a number of good reads I want you to know about. Check out this story from USA Today about how teenagers are changing their senior year of high school. This is something that interests me, and I hope it interests ...
March 01, 2010
A new report looks at how states are doing in implementing the so-called "college- and career-readiness agenda."