David Coleman, a chief architect of the common standards, is named president of the College Board.
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May 17, 2012
May 04, 2012
You might have heard that Utah has been surfing the waves of common-standards controversy lately. Now it appears that the standards aren't the only thing the state is uneasy about. It's also uneasy about the tests being designed for them. We are getting word that Utah plans to downgrade its members...
May 03, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers have passed a measure that would require a legislative nod before the commissioner of education approves academic standards.
May 01, 2012
The publishers' criteria in English/language arts, potentially powerful influences on how curriculum and instruction take shape for the new common standards, have been revised to address criticism and questions.
April 30, 2012
The Colorado board of education opposes proposed legislation that would make it commit to one of the consortia that are designing tests for the common standards.
April 27, 2012
Education Week is hosting two webinars next week that show participants how educators are implementing the common standards in English/language arts.
April 25, 2012
The Common Core State Standards have sparked a debate over the role of prereading in literacy instruction.
April 24, 2012
A special Education Week report examines the potential and challenges as states begin to implement the Common Core State Standards.
April 20, 2012
One of the state assessment consortia changes its plans to design sample instructional units.
April 19, 2012
The Texas State Board of Education is expected to vote this week on the proposed new standards for mathematics.