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Common Core State Standards, Accountability & Assessment


3 Keys to Aligning Common Core and Teacher Evaluations

The CEO of Insight Education shares the lessons he has learned working with districts to implement Common Core State Standards and new teacher evaluation systems at the same time.

School City Introduces Free Common Core Assessment and Reporting Software

STARS Lite is designed to help teachers deliver, score and analyze hundreds of pre-created Common Core assessments for their students.

Bill Aims To Curb High-Stakes Testing Mandates

A bipartisan bill that aims to cut the number of standardized tests the federal can impose on states has received approval from the nation's largest teacher's union.

Net Texts Launches Mobile Site, Adds Common Core Search

Net Texts has launched a new site to enable students and teachers to access the company's free courses via mobile devices.

App Ed Review Offers Teachers Tips on Using Apps in Class

According to its founders, the free app review site uses TPACK as its theoretical framework and is informed by the Common Core State Standards.

Amplify Introduces a Digital Curriculum for ELA

The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade English Language Arts curriculum includes an e-library stocked with more than 300 works of fiction and nonfiction, and also comes with more than 40 digital games.

Indiana House Votes to Replace Common Core

Senate Bill 91 requires the board to write new educational standards — a process that is already underway.

Georgia Senate Calls for Review of Common Core

State Senator William Ligon (R-Brunswick) introduced Senate Bill 167, which would put into law a review of the standards that Governor Nathan Deal had ordered last year.

Report: Teachers Want More Time, Resources To Prepare for Common Core

While more teachers today feel confident about their ability to teach Common Core State Standards, more than three-quarters of them reported they need more time to find teaching materials and develop lesson plans, according to a new survey of more than 20,000 teachers from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Scholastic.

ED Talks Tough on Student Privacy

The United States Department of Education is actively taking on the hot-button issue of student data privacy by issuing new guidance for districts, schools, educators and parents.

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