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Khan Academy Becomes Linked To Common Core Standards

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.

04/21/2014

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NJ Legislators Consider Controversial ‘Common Core’ Testing For Schools

Several educational leaders are suggesting the state take a slower approach to reform.

02/11/2014

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Los Angeles School Partners With Parents In Homeschooling

A unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.

01/22/2014

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Educational Advancements In 2013

As the year ends, let’s look at what priorities have emerged in education.

01/01/2014

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Free Content Challenges Publishers

Commercial publishers are not only battling for a greater textbook market share, they are also battling a growing market of open educational resources.

08/07/2013

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The Trouble With Testing Mania

For a broad view of our troubles in education, read The New York Times editorial “The Trouble With Testing Mania.”

07/24/2013

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New Science Standards Will Teach Climate Change

Next Generation Science Standards have been devised that will transform the way science will be taught in a million classrooms.

04/23/2013

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The Year In Education

Looking back on the past year much has happened on the education scene.

12/31/2012

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Common Standards For All US Schools

The adoption of Common Core Standards for public schools in 48 states means students in Hawaii and Miami will be studying the same things.

07/17/2012