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  • Education Performance Standards Vary Among States by as Much as Four Grade Levels

    According to a new study by the American Institutes for Research, the states reporting the highest percentage of proficient students have the lowest performance standards.

  • ISTE Will Create a Common Core Teacher Practice Network

    ISTE will collaborate with the National Center for Literacy Education to provide expertise on the Common Core for professional learning, share resources with network members, develop a tool to guide alignment of instruction and learning activities to the standards, and publish examples on the NCLE and ISTE websites.

  • Common Core Contracts Pick Up Steam, Focus on Teaching Materials and PD

    Districts in some states aren't exactly going hog-wild spending money on their Common Core-related activities. A recent study has found that the bulk of the contract bids related to Common Core work put out in the last couple years were generated by districts in 11 of the 45 states that were committed to implementation of the state standards. The high-rollers were California and New York.

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