A new study of state tests scores finds that gains are slower at the high school level than at the 4th or 8th grade levels.
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October 05, 2011
September 30, 2011
Commentators and scholars air views on the common standards in math, and critique two groups' content frameworks and test specifications.
September 29, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education will closely evaluate states' plans to adopt college- and career-ready academic standards and tests.
September 23, 2011
If states want waivers from key NCLB provisions, the Education Department will require them to report annually on their students' and schools' college-going and college-credit-accumulation rates.
September 22, 2011
A New York City teacher sees common-standards opportunities in the Republican debates.
September 19, 2011
The Pearson Foundation has been financing trips abroad for education commissioners, the New York Times reports.
September 16, 2011
State lawmakers in Wyoming consider challenging the state's adoption of common core standards, but take no immediate action.
September 15, 2011
A California math-standards expert duels with the authors of a study that found college instructors see the common standards as solid preparation for first-year college courses.
September 14, 2011
The ASCD beefs up its staff to support professional development for the common standards.
September 07, 2011
New York City's day of common-standards training for all teachers echoes what teachers across the United States will be learning this year as the new guidelines reach classrooms.