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Even though no state has yet adopted the standards, some teachers have already scrapped old lessons and instructional styles to embrace new ones.
The blueprint for the standards writers, the framework provides a reader-friendly accompaniment to the "technical document."
The District of Columbia has devoted many resources to the standards, resulting in hopes, frustrations, and the knowledge that changes are necessary.
Now Brian Pick has the challenge of ensuring students, many of them disadvantaged, master the common core.
The unsuccessful drive to teach the metric system in schools presents a cautionary tale about teacher buy-in for common-core advocates, writes Jeanne Zaino.
Shifting to statewide school funding systems would address inequities in the way education is paid for, writes Cynthia G. Brown.
School environments should fulfill a student's need to feel engaged intellectually and emotionally in the learning process, Jim Childress writes.
Candidates sketch competing education-policy visions in New Jersey and Virginia, the two states picking governors in 2013.
Efforts to create a new school district and reshuffle students in East Baton Rouge Parish are causing a stir in Louisiana.
Preschool English-learners benefit from exposure to both English and their home language, say researchers.
Researchers now have biological evidence that adolescents really do want to jump off a bridge if their friends are doing it.