Common Core Standards

'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince 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.
Khan Academy Becomes Linked To Common Core StandardsWith all but a handful of states adopting the Common Core standards, the non-profit Khan Academy has now linked to relevant instruction materials online.
NJ Legislators Consider Controversial 'Common Core' Testing For SchoolsSeveral educational leaders are suggesting the state take a slower approach to reform.
Los Angeles School Partners With Parents In HomeschoolingA unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.
Educational Advancements In 2013As the year ends, let's look at what priorities have emerged in education.
Free Content Challenges PublishersCommercial publishers are not only battling for a greater textbook market share, they are also battling a growing market of open educational resources.
The Trouble With Testing ManiaFor a broad view of our troubles in education, read <em>The New York Times</em> editorial "The Trouble With Testing Mania.”
New Science Standards Will Teach Climate ChangeNext Generation Science Standards have been devised that will transform the way science will be taught in a million classrooms.
The Year In EducationLooking back on the past year much has happened on the education scene.
Common Standards For All US SchoolsThe adoption of Common Core Standards for public schools in 48 states means students in Hawaii and Miami will be studying the same things.