Articles: Standards

Education Stakeholders Need Shared Access to Data

Longitudinal data is improving nationwide, but states must also help stakeholders access this data to inform decisions and improve student achievement.

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

Does Class Size Really Matter?

With Over 60 percent of school districts considering staff reductions to balance budgets, class size is likely on many educators' minds.

South Texas District Makes Nutrition and Fitness a Priority to Reduce Diabetes

For several years, Superintendent Roel Gonzalez of the Rio Grande City Consolidated (Texas) Independent School District has taken responsibility not only for student learning but also for the health of each student.

College Readiness Is Their Goal

Shortly after Superintendent Robert Duron arrived in San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District in 2006, he began to raise the bar.

Education Groups Join Common Core Math Coalition

Seven organizations have united to provide advice on issues related to the implementations of the mathematics curriculum and assessments

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

El Paso's Big STEPS Forward

The turnaround in El Paso (Texas) Independent School District has been striking.

How America Can Improve—And Compete—With High-Achieving Countries

The National Center on Education and Economy released a report that outlines key aspects of other educational systems worldwide that are outperforming the U.S.

Are You Ready to Implement Common Core Standards?

If you think your district needs further preparation to implement the common core state standards (CCSS), you're not alone.

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