Common Core Standards
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
With all but a handful of states adopting the Common Core standards, the non-profit Khan Academy has now linked to relevant instruction materials online.
Several educational leaders are suggesting the state take a slower approach to reform.
A unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.
As the year ends, let’s look at what priorities have emerged in education.
Commercial publishers are not only battling for a greater textbook market share, they are also battling a growing market of open educational resources.
For a broad view of our troubles in education, read The New York Times editorial “The Trouble With Testing Mania.”
Next Generation Science Standards have been devised that will transform the way science will be taught in a million classrooms.
Looking back on the past year much has happened on the education scene.
The adoption of Common Core Standards for public schools in 48 states means students in Hawaii and Miami will be studying the same things.