Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:36am
As widespread adoption of the Common Core State Standards moves ever closer, the initiative is coming under attack from both the left and right. But school district leaders must ignore the politics and focus on the practical realities of implementation: costs, technology, and training.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:20am
In addition to a multitude of construction projects and repairs made over the summer, the Bayonne school district has upgraded its internet infrastructure by going wireless, which will allow the school to prepare for the Common Core by moving tests online.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 2:22pm
Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of the political spectrum.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 8:59am
The Michigan Department of Education does not have an exact cost for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, but education officials are limited in what actions they can take under the budget provision blocking funding for the standards.