A new report by the Urban Land Institute and RCLCO dispels common assumptions about the ‘burbs Urban cores and downtowns may see most of the press, but for the foreseeable future, suburbs will be where population and job growth are happening in the United States. Show More Summary
Criticisms of the Common Core curriculum have mostly centered on its staunch adherence to keeping things new, fresh and relevant. English classrooms are now asked to tether their readings to current events, rather than focusing on timeless...Show More Summary
To the editor: The article implies that high standards will lead to hard work and real achievement. But there is no evidence that tougher standards lead to more learning, and no evidence showing that the Common Core standards are better at preparing children for college and career than other standards...
She’s criticized charter schools, publicly funded and government-regulated schools, as well as the Common Core standards, which aim to set a bar against which all students, schools, and teachers can be measured?—?leading to market-style consequences for poor performance. -- Elizabeth Green of Chalkbeat (Why Betsy DeVos could mean the end of the education wars as we know them)
It was common knowledge that following the presidentil election, one which a painfully biased, unprofessionally partial CNN called wrong every step of the way, the pro-Clinton network would be desperate to preserve its viewership and eyeballs using every means possible. Show More Summary
Michigan philanthropist favors vouchers, opposes Common Core.
"Many of you are asking about Common Core. To clarify, I am not a supporter—period."
The president-elect has sent mixed signals on education policy, but here is an overview of what schools and universities might expect from his administration.
(Springer) Radioactive nuclides, found within an atom's core, all share a common feature: they have too many or too few neutrons to be stable. In a new review published in EPJ A, Maria Jose Borges and Karsten Riisager explain how overcoming technical difficulties in accelerating such radioactive nuclei beams can help push back the boundaries of nuclear physics research.
"Thank you for your service." Exactly what percentage of the veteran experience is universal is undoubtedly up for debate, but one experience common to nearly every veteran I know is hearing the phrase above. Not just hearing it, but...Show More Summary
Trump Set to Shift Gears on Civil Rights, ESSA, Says a K-12 Transition-Team Leader blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core? - NPR https://t.co/BFBEGkHbYI What a Trump presidency means for America's...Show More Summary
If you work in education policy, you maybe should have seen Donald Trump’s monumental upset coming. I didn’t, and I would guess most other wonks didn’t either. But we all saw populist frustration boil over with the federally coerced Common Core national curriculum standards. Show More Summary
Adaptive security company Illumio, the just released Illumio Security Templates, offering ready-to-use security policies for core data center and cloud applications. They are pre-made to secure common applications, providing segmentation without having to reconfigure the network. Show More Summary
Here's an updated version of EdWeek's Tracking the Common Core State Standards map, in case you forgot which states are doing what. By EdWeek's count, 37 states have "Kept Common-Core Adoption," 9 in red have announced "a Major Common Core Rewrite or Replacement," 4 never adopted Common Core, and 1 only adopted ELA standards. Show More Summary
70 percent of students are graduating with debt. At what point does college become a poor investment? See more from Election Elementary. 2016 issues: Education politics, student loans, common cogs | Comments
Amid tightening budgets and the pressures of Common Core standards, teachers are always looking for ways to better connect with and educate students—but the next big tool in their ever-evolving bag of tricks might surprise you. It’sShow More Summary
Integrity is a core strength that is first and foremost important to any Military member or Veteran. A common definition for integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. This is something that as you've always heard applies whether you are alone or in a group. Show More Summary
"MobyMax solutions are designed to help teachers 'find and fix missing curriculum skills, motivate students, power up, and save time.' The online, interactive software and services offered by MobyMax are designed to be an 'innovative...Show More Summary
A group of scholars have released a white paper arguing that the controversial Common Core State Standards are "incompatible" with the system of education offered by Catholic schools.
The Common Core suffers from misunderstandings about three key aspects of Catholic education: the nature of character formation, the nature of literature and the liberal arts.