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How To Fix Our 'Mediocre To Awful' Science Standards

| Posted 08.09.2012 | Science

Americans have grown accustomed to bad news about student performance in math and science. On a 2009 study administered by the Organization for Econo...

States Move Away From Exit Exams, Shift Toward College-Readiness

Posted 02.08.2012 | Education

Fewer states are requiring students to pass high school exit exams to graduate, but more states are increasing standardized testing in college- and ca...

7 Essentials for Education Reform

Suzanne Tacheny Kubach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Suzanne Tacheny Kubach

While urgency has increased and many fresh faces have taken up the cause, the core ideas guiding education reform have remained remarkably stable.

Points to Ponder About the Common Core Standards

Todd Farley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Todd Farley

If there's one thing the uber-confident if minimally-experienced education reformers can agree on, it's that this country's students need "high standards."

Palin Pulls Alaska Out Of Effort To Write Nationwide Education Standards

Alaska Daily News | MEGAN HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin's decision to opt out of an effort to write nationwide education standards in reading and math has some Alaska educators cheering and...