A new partnership seeks to support the movement toward common standards and assessments by enlisting the participation of higher education.
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December 20, 2010
December 16, 2010
The American Federation of Teachers explores how to shape curriculum from the common standards.
December 09, 2010
A new paper explores unresolved questions that hang over the design of assessments for the new common standards.
December 06, 2010
A new study finds that most U.S. students have far to go before they can master the common standards.
December 03, 2010
In face of earlier criticism, the final social studies standards require students to take two U.S. history courses covering all major periods.
November 29, 2010
South Dakota becomes the 44th state to adopt the common standards.
November 22, 2010
Idaho provisionally adopts the common standards.
November 18, 2010
Alabama becomes the 42nd state to adopt the common standards.
November 16, 2010
Those of you who have been following our coverage of the common standards—and those of you who feel you've missed things and want to catch up—might be interested to know that key stories and commentary on that subject have been pulled together in one place. It's our "Spotlight on Common ...
November 11, 2010
Formative assessment is squishy. And squishy things don't easily yield to standardized measurement. And that creates an awkward situation in an era of numbers-driven accountability. That squishiness was on display yesterday during a panel discussion about formative assessment. (See my story for hig...