Council of Chief State School Officers

Type: Organization
Name: Council of Chief State School Officers
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

No summer break for debate on Common Core standards for schools

WASHINGTON — Even in the dog days of summer, the realization that the school year is just around the corner keeps creeping up like pockets of sprouting weeds in a garden.A Jesuit Volunteer Corps teacher assists students at Holy Wisdom Academy in Milwaukee ... [Published The Compass - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards

Published in Print: July 9, 2014, as Major Guidelines to reflect jobs' changing rolesModel standards used nationwide to guide, prepare, and evaluate school leaders—including principals, their supervisors, and superintendents— are expected to be revised ... [Published Education Week - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Meet America's Hardcore Anti-Common Core Moms

Austin, Texas—On a recent sweltering weekend in Texas’ state capitol, more than 1,000 parents and teachers were gathered in the Austin Convention Center for the annual National PTA convention, where education secretary and Common Core evangelist Arne ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

CCSSO Applauds FCC Steps to Modernize E-Rate (7/11/14)

WASHINGTON, July 11 -- The Council of Chief State School Officers issued the following news release:Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), applauds the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approving ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Major Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards

Published in Print: July 9, 2014, as Guidelines to reflect jobs' changing rolesModel standards used nationwide to guide, prepare, and evaluate school leaders—including principals, their supervisors, and superintendents— are expected to be revised and ... [Published Education Week - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

CCSSO Executive Director Speaks at Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Equity (7/7/14)

WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Council of Chief State School Officers issued the following news release:Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), spoke today at the U.S. Department of Education's Roundtable Discussion ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

White House Announces Plan to Improve Schools For Poor

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sat down Monday with ten teachers and principals from across the country to discuss the continued problem of high-poverty, high-minority schools that still lack the resources they need to support their students. ... [Published Swampland - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Host Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Equity

04:15 pmU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion with teachers and principals from around the country on Monday, July 7 to hear about their experiences and how to incorporate promising practices to support educators in high-need ... [Published ED.gov - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sabrosky: Let school districts decide

Editor :Let the school districts choose what standard they want to hold their schools to. Children don't need academic standards, because not every child is the same. Not every child is ready to read, write, or multiply at the same time. Some children ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Education is a national security issue

Today, in Oklahoma education the Common Core is a major issue. Much information, misinformation and emotion have been offered on this issue.Briefly stated, Common Core is a public education standard suggested by the National Governors’ Association and ... [Published District Administration - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Common Core Pufferfish II: This Time, Poison’s Mentioned!

Last week, I examined a Wall Street Journal /NBC News poll that found 59 percent of respondents favored implementing the Common Core national curriculum standards, 31 percent opposed. Of course, as has often been the case , that response came after a ... [Published Cato Institute - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation Lab Network Publishes Roadmap to Competency-Based Education (6/23/14)

WASHINGTON, June 23 -- The Council of Chief State School Officers issued the following news release:The Innovation Lab Network, a network (http://www.ccsso.org/What_We_Do/Innovation_Lab_Network.html) of nine states facilitated by the Council of Chief ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jun 24 2014]

Quotes

...This nine-year-old organization, I've learned from the DQC website, "leads a partnership of nearly 100 organizations committed to realizing the vision of an education system in which all stakeholders -- from parents to policymakers -- are empowered with high-quality data from the early childhood, K–12, postsecondary, and workforce systems to make decisions that ensure every student graduates high school prepared for success in college and the workplace." Privacy is a concern for all
"The standards foster a common understanding of what education leaders' jobs entail" he added
In 2012, Utah lawmakers passed SB287 by Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, allowing Utah to exit any agreement that "cedes control of Utah’s core curriculum standards to any other entity."
...It was very pleasant. He was charming, pleasant, and took notes. I asked him, "Why are you traveling the country to sell Race to the Top accompanied by Reverend Al Sharpton and Newt Gingrich? Why Gingrich?" His answer: "because the President asked me to."

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At the Chalk Face: A July 21, 2014, Update on C... [Published National Education Policy Center - 19 hours ago]
Hollister implementing Common Core [Published Branson Tri-Lakes News - Jul 22 2014]
Student Data Needs Better Safeguards [Published All Analytics - Jul 22 2014]
When cure is worse than disease don’t take the ... [Published Cherokee Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
No summer break for debate on Common Core stand... [Published The Compass - Jul 18 2014]
Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards [Published Education Week - Jul 18 2014]
North Carolina Governor To Sign Bill Replacing ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 18 2014]
Foley, McKinney rap Malloy decision on immigran... [Published New Haven Register - Jul 18 2014]
North Carolina Governor To Sign Bill Replacing ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 17 2014]
Utah guv wants academic standards reexamined [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
Report: Retaining teachers of color: A critical... [Published Asian American Press - Jul 17 2014]
Flagler Republican Club has closed meeting with... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Our Opinion: Investigating Common Core condemna... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
American Federation of Teachers: 'Remediating' ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 15 2014]
Jindal battles with Obama’s Ed Secretary over C... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jul 15 2014]
National Governors Group Avoids 'Radioactive' C... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 15 2014]
National Governors Group Avoids 'Radioactive' C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 14 2014]
FCC moves forward with E-Rate reforms [Published Local Tech Wire - Jul 14 2014]
CCSSO Applauds FCC Steps to Modernize E-Rate (7... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 12 2014]
Meet America's Hardcore Anti-Common Core Moms [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 12 2014]
Meet America's Hardcore Anti-Common Core Moms [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 12 2014]
FCC approves school Wi-Fi plan [Published Idaho Press-Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
E-rate Program Modernized [Published California, State of - Jul 12 2014]
Teachers Union's Mixed Messages On Common Core ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
The Excellent But False Messaging of the Common... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
Senate Set To Adopt Replacement For Common Core [Published Carolina Journal Online - Jul 10 2014]
Christel Swasey on Common Core [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Duncan to enforce teacher-placement equity rule... [Published MinnPost - Jul 09 2014]
Ignorance vs. the Common Core [Published New York Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
Major Revisions Underway for School Leaders' St... [Published Education Week - Jul 08 2014]
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North Carolina Governor To Sign Bill Replacing ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 17 2014]
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) issued a statement Wednesday that he will sign a bill passed by his state’s legislature to review and replace the Common Core standards. As wral.com reports , grassroots groups of parents have pressed ...
National Governors Group Avoids 'Radioactive' C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 14 2014]
The National Governors Association (NGA) owns the copyright – along with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) – to the Common Core State Standards. When the nationalized standards are mentioned these days, however, many governors would ...
Teachers Union's Mixed Messages On Common Core ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
Though the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) received millions of dollars in funding from the private Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support the development of the Common Core standards, the union will begin its annual convention in Los ...
White House Announces Plan to Improve Schools F... [Published Swampland - Jul 08 2014]
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sat down Monday with ten teachers and principals from across the country to discuss the continued problem of high-poverty, high-minority schools that still lack the resources they need to support their students. ...
White House Announces Plan to Improve Schools F... [Published TIME.com - Jul 08 2014]
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sat down Monday with ten teachers and principals from across the country to discuss the continued problem of high-poverty, high-minority schools that still lack the resources they need to support their students. ...
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