Common Core

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Opinion: State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards

The Barack Obama administration has begun issuing long-awaited waivers giving states some flexibility in complying with the No Child Left Behind education law. But with the exception of politicians, educators and parents in the 11 states that have received them, nobody seems very pleased with the changes.

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Major Technology Challenges in Common Core Assessments

2014 will be here sooner than you think.

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Education Standards Bill Defeated in Indiana Senate Panel

An effort to force Indiana to withdraw from "common core" education standards failed, but the bill's sponsor promised to try to revive it.

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Report Says Common Core K-12 Standards Match up to Respected College-Ready Standards

A study released this week shows that Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics for K-12 education, adopted by Florida last year, align with five comparison standards considered “good indicators of college and career readiness.”

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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

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.

What’s Readiness Got to Do with College and Career Success?

Educators can ensure success by understanding the causes of postsecondary failure.

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.

Common Core's Implications for Special Ed Students

The Common Core State Standards are raising the bar for special education students.

Admission Tests Produce Inaccurate Data when Measuring Student Achievement

States using college admission tests such as the SAT or ACT for measuring achievement of state learning standards are being cautioned to rethink using tests in this manner.