Council of Chief State School Officers

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Name: Council of Chief State School Officers
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Concordia University Launches STEM, Common Core M.Ed. Programs

PORTLAND, Ore."More teachers than ever before are seeking out Concordia Online for its masters' degrees," said Trish Lichau ShieldsConcordia UniversityThe M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concentration ... [Published PR Newswire - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core: Republicans again use a reviled president to work polarization magic

click to enlargeTimes columnist Ernest Dumas this week explains roots of the growing controversy over Common Core school curriculum standards, yet another conservative Republican idea — like the Affordable Care Act — that Republicans have attacked by ... [Published Arkansas Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The 2014 STEM Solutions Conference: Join the Conversation

Session Title Hashtag Participants Double Session Connecting the Dots: Building K-12 STEM awareness(10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) #ConnectDots Michael J. Alvarez, Shell Oil Co. (@Shell_US); Emily Hawbaker, National Energy Education Development ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why is the Common Core curriculum splitting conservatives?

Pierre Andrieu/A teacher welcomes pupils in a classroom at David Johnston primary school on September 4, 2012.The Common Core standards, which were introduced four years ago in 44 states and D.C. with the backing of Republicans and business groups, have ... [Published SCPR - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core divides GOP

WASHINGTON — The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats this year, but there is another issue roiling their party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide ahead of the 2016 presidential primaries: the Common ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pearson Common Core Test Products under Gag Order

New York officials signed a $32 million five-year contract with Pearson PLC 's subsidiary, NCS Pearson Inc., in 2011 for its Common Core test merchandise. Pearson, a British consortium, is the world's most influential purveyor of educational supplies ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The facts & myths of Common Core Standards

There's a reason they're called the Common Core State Standards.Dr. Jared Bigham, Director of College and Career Readiness for Tennessee's State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), debunked myths about the controversial program during Friday's ... [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core: “Building the Machine” Debut

The Home School Legal Defense Association released its long-awaited documentary on the Common Core national standards last week, Building the Machine[1].The film offers clarity to an initiative that is little known by the American public but will affect ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Incorrect, Gov. Bush

Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was heavily pushed by ... [Published Cato Institute - Apr 07 2014]
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First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Educational Testing Service Developing Test Items for ELPA21 Consortium

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) Consortium has selected Educational Testing Service (ETS) to be its contractor for the design and development of items for the screener and summative ... [Published Channel 8 Eyewitness News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Everything you need to know about the most under-mentioned issue of the decade: education

Everything you need to know about the most under-mentioned issue of the decade: education |Rare The Common Core curriculum has been surreptitiously implemented in public schools over the last few years and the majority of states are working toward ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

LA to benefit from Torres’ travel

Though Teacher of the Year Carolyn Torres will be traveling the states as part of her new status this year, it will be the community of Los Alamos that stands to benefit the most.She’s already been out to Arizona, where she’s met the other teachers of ... [Published Los Alamos Monitor - Mar 30 2014]

Quotes

"More teachers than ever before are seeking out Concordia Online for its masters' degrees," said Trish Lichau Shields , Dean of Concordia Online . "Concordia's new degree concentrations represent subject matter critical to the success of America's schoolchildren.  STEM is in high demand for educators seeking to become skilled in teaching and learning principles for science, technology, engineering and math."
...Markell said he and others would continue to push back against what he said was a false "mythology" about the standards: "It's not about some malicious thing coming from Washington D C "
...Al Baker of the New York Times interviewed a range of teachers in New York and reported, "most said their students were doing higher-quality work than they had ever seen, and were talking aloud more often."
"Teachers and administrators have spent a great deal of time in refining the teacher evaluation process, including what data is collected, how it is disseminated, stored, and accessed."

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Common Core divides GOP [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 20 2014]
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Tennessee Legislature Nears Win On Halting Comm... [Published EducationNews.org - Apr 18 2014]
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A Call for a Moratorium on Common Core [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
BSC selects alumna of year [Published Prairie Business - Apr 18 2014]
The Real Common Core Story [Published City Journal - Apr 18 2014]
MEASURING TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS [Published SouthEast Education Network - Apr 17 2014]
Common Core debate continues [Published Sikeston Standard Democrat - Apr 17 2014]
Teacher census under the microscope — NGA: Comm... [Published Politico - Apr 17 2014]
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NYT: Common Core is Wedge Election Issue for GOP [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 20 2014]
Though the Common Core initiative was once dismissed as a little-known and tedious education policy issue, the New York Times says that the nationalized academic standards have grown to be a central electoral issue that is separating establishment ...
Common Core, the Fordham Institute, and the D.C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
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Common Core: Growing Fracture Between Teachers'... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 08 2014]
An elite Washington education policy group has conducted an anonymous survey of influential education insiders to provide strategic support to stakeholders in the current Common Core debate. Whiteboard Advisors state their April 2014 survey ...
Incorrect, Gov. Bush [Published Cato @ Liberty - Apr 07 2014]
Neal McCluskey Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was ...
Pro-Common Core Fordham Institute Attacks HSLDA... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) released Monday its documentary titled Building the Machine, a film that explores the Common Core State Standards and their impact on the American education system. On Monday as well, the pro-Common ...
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