A new brief recaps attempts to create national standards, and argues that doing so now is of crucial importance.
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December 18, 2009
December 02, 2009
The PTA announces a campaign to build parent support for common standards.
November 03, 2009
A report calls for specific types of preparation for aspiring high school teachers.
October 30, 2009
College enrollment hits an all-time high, even as concerns are raised about states' education standards.
October 23, 2009
Pennsylvania state board of education approves new exit exams.
September 29, 2009
A professor challenges the idea that reading comprehension is a skill that can be taught directly.
September 21, 2009
The revised draft common standards are out for more public comment. As advocates push for college readiness, skeptics of the college-for-all argument circulate their thoughts.
September 17, 2009
Texas is at the leading edge of work to align high school coursework with college expectations.
July 23, 2009
A draft of the common "college and career ready standards" is circulating and getting a mix of reactions.