The Race to the Top applications turned in yesterday offer an interesting preview of what might be in store as states move toward adopting common standards and common assessments aligned to those standards. (You might remember that they have a better shot at getting RTT money if they promise to do t...
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January 20, 2010
January 19, 2010
The common academic standards in math are still in the nonpublic draft stage, but that doesn't stop people from talking about them. They were the featured topic of a panel discussion at the annual joint meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in San ...
January 12, 2010
Louisiana is reducing by $16 million its spending for precollegiate education, including a program to improve reading and math skills.
January 12, 2010
More debate on the role content knowledge plays in developing adolescent literacy.
January 11, 2010
In response to an Education Week story, Core Knowledge blogger Robert Pondiscio argues that without content knowledge, reading aloud to students is of limited value.
January 07, 2010
A coalition of educators, scholars and civil rights groups argues for a new generation of assessments as the reauthorization of the ESEA looms.
January 06, 2010
Many teachers find reading aloud to adolescents valuable; the Socratic approach to learning finds fans in Cincinnati.
January 05, 2010
President Obama scheduled to discuss STEM education at White House event tomorrow.
December 11, 2009
The school board in Alameda, Calif., has reversed its decision to support an elementary school curriculum on anti-gay bullying. It had adopted the curriculum in May but voted this week to phase it out, according to the Associated Press.
December 09, 2009
High-performing Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea order math lessons so that math lessons reinforce, and build upon each other.