Articles: Standards

Searching for Assessment Vendors

While administrators wait for more information about the Common Core assessments, PARCC and SBAC are developing them, including seeking vendors to write test questions.

Climate Change Is the New Evolution Debate

The decision to include this discussion in the curriculum and how to tackle it has been largely left to states and individual districts.

Education Stakeholders Need Shared Access to Data

Longitudinal data is improving nationwide, but states must also help stakeholders access this data to inform decisions and improve student achievement.

Does Class Size Really Matter?

With Over 60 percent of school districts considering staff reductions to balance budgets, class size is likely on many educators' minds.

South Texas District Makes Nutrition and Fitness a Priority to Reduce Diabetes

For several years, Superintendent Roel Gonzalez of the Rio Grande City Consolidated (Texas) Independent School District has taken responsibility not only for student learning but also for the health of each student.

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

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

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