In an act of extreme tangent tying, former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson just penned an op-ed linking Donald Trump’s wall-building immigration stance to his attacks on the Common Core national curriculum standards. The messageShow More Summary
"... and the final product ignored the needs of children with disabilities, English-language learners and those in the early grades. It’s no surprise that there has been widespread pushback. In 2009 President Obama announced Race to the Top, a competition for $4.35 billion in federal grant money. Show More Summary
Microsoft's coming Dynamics 365 ERP/CRM service has something called the 'Common Data Model' at its core. Here's more on what CDM is and why it matters.
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Mr. Pence ended the Common Core and expanded vouchers and charter schools during a contentious time for public education in Indiana.
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"As of May 2016, just six states planned to implement the PARCC-designed assessment in the 2016-17 academic year. SBAC... retains 14 states that plan to use the full test." via Education Next.
CA settles with online charter accused of financial violations - LA Timesow.ly/8jf43026vVg Fears over Common Core were unfounded, officials say | The Ohio Daily Standard Archive ow.ly/E1Wn3026qnd On Aspire test, 68% hit mark in English...Show More Summary
Although many people believe the Common Core is dead, it is alive and well in most states, even though the Federal bribes to adopt it in the states have dried up. In Tennessee and other red states, Common Core became such a toxic brand that it was repackaged under a different name and pushed forward as a state initiative. Show More Summary
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Court Rules Question To End Common Core Can’t Be On Ballot « CBS Boston ow.ly/4ZeK301VWF0 Court Tosses Massachusetts Common Core Ballot Question blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e… Schools are under federal pressure to translate for immigrant...Show More Summary
If you have been using.NET 5 (or by its more recent moniker of.NET Core), then you know that Dependency Injection is rather important in this new ecosystem. Thankfully, the development team made it incredibly easy to use.One common scenario that I have seen arise since its release
By: Brian Sabin An elite performance coach explains how a common posture problem undermines your core workout and makes your lower body muscles tight, too. The good news: A simple breathing change can fix it. For decades, we all thought that sit-ups and crunches were the way to develop six-pack abs. Show More Summary
What do Arm & Hammer cat litter, Ben & Jerry’s Cores ice cream, and Milk-Bone Brushing Chews dog treats all share in common? According to a newly released Nielsen reporton consumer packaged goods, they are among the 18 brands that have met Nielsen’s criteria for achieving breakthrough innovation in the [...]
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Teachers believe the Common Core standards in their states can improve how they teach writing, but they also find plenty of shortcomings with the standards - and with the associated state writing tests in particular. read more
"The battle over Common Core education standards is playing out across the country, but a new set of requirements for teaching science is creeping into curricula without the same fanfare. Some states are voluntarily adopting the practices, which emphasize more consistent science instruction as well as hands-on experimentation." PBS NewsHour
Introducing the latest pile of bullshit from the Common Core technotwits--a report card that parents can't understand and that tells children nothing they need to know--all in a forest-devastating 10 pages of itemized, um, standards....Show More Summary
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