Educators crave instructional resources for the common standards.
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September 06, 2011
August 30, 2011
A group of states designing tests for the common standards releases a document outlining the "evidence of learning" students should have to demonstrate to show mastery of the common standards in math.
August 29, 2011
Education Week hosts a webinar that examines two districts' approaches to implementing the common standards.
August 26, 2011
The first study to explore college instructors' views of the common standards finds support for their role in college readiness, but leaves key areas unexplored.
August 25, 2011
Education Week will be hosting a webinar on Aug. 30 that will feature two school districts' approaches to implementing the common standards.
August 25, 2011
The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium delays the release of its math content specifications.
August 23, 2011
An organization of urban school districts gets philanthropic support to help eight large districts put the common standards into practice.
August 19, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan clarifies that states do not have to adopt the Common Core State Standards in order to qualify for No Child Left Behind waivers.
August 16, 2011
Indications are mounting that states seeking a waiver from NCLB requirements will not have to adopt the common standards that were spearheaded by the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State School Officers.
August 10, 2011
Common standards—or some kind of college- and career-ready standards—will play a pivotal role in states' chances to get waivers from the requirements of No Child Left Behind.