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New report shows states’ graduation requirements out of sync with Common Core

The report, “Out of Sync: Many Common Core states have yet to define a Common Core-worthy diploma,” found that of the 45 states that have voluntarily adopted Common Core, only 11 have aligned their graduation requirements in mathematics with those standards.

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ESEA reauthorization must include flexibility for local innovations

NSBA is concerned that some provisions in the bill would create a much larger federal role that would hamper school districts’ innovation and flexibility, and other provisions that would create additional bureaucracies at the expense of student achievement.

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AASA lauds President’s technology initiative

The President’s proposal builds on the very successful E-Rate program and is one of the boldest efforts in recent memory so clearly focused on ensuring that online and digital learning resources and tools are accessible and affordable to all students and communities.

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ASCD Announces 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders

ASCD has selected 25 educators from around the globe for the 2013 Emerging Leaders Class.

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School Leadership Groups Urge 'Adequate Time' to Implement Common Core Standards

While assessment has an important role to play as one of multiple measures for evaluating student learning and achievement, the continued reliance on one-time testing diverts attention away from content and the substance of what is being taught.

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New Acquisitions Editors Support ASCD’s Growing Publishing Unit

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, welcomes two new staff members to the association.

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New Walmart Grant Expands AASA School Breakfast Initiative

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the addition of seven school districts to its school breakfast program.

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