Council of Chief State School Officers

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Name: Council of Chief State School Officers
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core’s political fiasco: How a program united the left and right against it

If you thought the Obamacare rollout was bad, the adoption of national education standards, known as Common Core, makes it look like another flawless iPhone launch. Led by the National Governor’s Association and Council of Chief State School Officers, ... [Published Salon - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Move It or Lose it!

One way Mrs. Johnson helps her 3rd graders develop a deep understanding of scientific terms is by adding physical movement into her vocabulary instruction. 1Before introducing the water cycle, for instance, Mrs. Johnson–one of five teachers who incorporated ... [Published ASCD Educational Leadership - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core future remains uncertain in Connecticut

As the November gubernatorial election in Connecticut draws near, the fate of the Common Core State Standards in Connecticut hangs in the balance.The CCSS, developed by the Council of Chief State School Officers and National Governors Association in 2009, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

CORE: There just has to be more

A recent Press article entitled, “What parents should know about Common Core,” leaves me thinking — is this all there is? The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers must have selected the curricula ... [Published CDA Press - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

CCSSO and NPBEA Seek Public Comment on Draft Refreshed Standards for Education Leaders (9/15/14)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 -- The Council of Chief State School Officers issued the following news release:Two national education organizations are seeking feedback from the public on draft refreshed standards for education leaders that aim to ensure district ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core opponents to speak at forum tonight in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- A group called Citizens Voice for Truth will hold a forum with panelists who are opposed to the Common Core State Standards tonight in Montgomery.The forum will be at River City Church, 301 Dexter Ave. It begins at 6:30 p.m.Panelists ... [Published al.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Unit 5 teacher finalist for Teacher of the Year

NORMAL — A Unit 5 teacher is a finalist for Illinois Teacher of the year, it was announced Tuesday by the state Board of Education.MaryLynn Meredith teaches art at both Prairieland and Towanda elementary schools. She has been teaching in Unit 5 for 21 ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Corbett urges state to continue reviewing national Common Core education standards

Sep 9, 2014 byGov. Tom Corbett today issued a news release calling for “continued public review” of state standards in English language arts and math in elementary and secondary public schools.The standards, known as the Pennsylvania Core, already are ... [Published Education News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: It's the students, people

THE ISSUE:The latest numbers say most teachers in New York are good, but some don't buy it.THE STAKES:Will this lead to another argument over agendas, or will we focus on education?The latest measurement of New York's schools — how many of its teachers ... [Published Times Union - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Local parents, teachers split on Common Core

Larry Winter, representative for the 14th District of the State Board of Education, spoke to an audience comprised of educators and parents at a special hearing on Aug. 28 at the Calhoun High School Black Box Theater.“I am here to listen to you, that’s ... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Restarting the Common Core debate

Sep 3, 2014 byBy Michael J. Petrilli & Neil P. McCluskey -Over the past couple of years, a raucous debate has emerged over the Common Core, content standards in English and mathematics adopted by states nationwide. The debate has been marked by acrimony ... [Published Education News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Restarting the Common Core debate

Facts must replace invective in discussing the best educational methodsOver the past couple of years, a raucous debate has emerged over the Common Core, content standards in English and mathematics adopted by states nationwide. The debate has been marked ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 02 2014]

Quotes

"The idea that the richest man in America can purchase and — working closely with the U S Department of Education — impose new and untested academic standards on the nation's public schools is a national scandal" she wrote
...in the effort to improve our schools" and because of Holliday's leadership in staying the course on difficult - yet critical - education reforms, "Kentucky is witnessing higher high school graduation rates, lower college remediation rates and improved college- and career-readiness rates."
"Some people think Common Core dumbs down curriculum and makes children go at one pace. That is not how I view it" said Wolfe, who believes it allows for "different teaching for learners where they are at."

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Common Core Wants All Kids Taught the Same Way,... [Published Christian Post - 17 hours ago]
District 96 teacher a finalist for Illinois Tea... [Published Buffalo Grove Countryside - Sep 30 2014]
Common Core’s political fiasco: How a program u... [Published Salon - Sep 29 2014]
SUNDAY EDITION - SIDEBAR: Q&A with Kentucky Edu... [Published Fox41.com - Sep 28 2014]
SUNDAY EDITION: Five years later, Kentucky educ... [Published Fox41.com - Sep 28 2014]
Where did Common Core standards come from? [Published Davis Enterprise - Sep 28 2014]
Common Core Can Help English Learners In Califo... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
A new year brings new tests in Bend-La Pine [Published Bend Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
Out SF school board candidates back new curricu... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 25 2014]
Move It or Lose it! [Published ASCD Educational Leadership - Sep 24 2014]
School Administrator Standards Stress Leading f... [Published Education Week - Sep 24 2014]
Governor McAuliffe Announces Eight 2015 Virgini... [Published Noodls - Sep 24 2014]
Aamodt named N.D. Teacher of the Year [Published Wahpeton News - Sep 24 2014]
The Not-So-Common Core [Published Redstate - Sep 24 2014]
Smyth County's Merz hopes to use recognition to... [Published SWVA Today - Sep 23 2014]
Imagining Bobby Jindal as President [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 23 2014]
Common Core future remains uncertain in Connect... [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 23 2014]
Common Core future remains uncertain in Connect... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 23 2014]
‘Big History’ the Next Step in Bill Gates’ Educ... [Published EducationNews.org - Sep 22 2014]
Maine’s Common Core review revisits a debate th... [Published Bangor Daily News - Sep 22 2014]
Lawsuit challenges state payments to support ‘C... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
CORE: There just has to be more [Published CDA Press - Sep 19 2014]
Harkin, Alexander Praise HELP Committee Passage... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Coronado Schools To Hold Four Late Start Thursdays [Published Coronado Eagle & Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Maine panel begins assessment of controversial ... [Published Education News - Sep 17 2014]
Auburn’s Olson finalist for state teacher of th... [Published Legal Record Corporation - Sep 17 2014]
Nicastro Gets Mixed Grades For Education Tenure [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Sep 16 2014]
LION AND THE LAMB: Questioning Common Core [Published Crossville Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
CCSSO and NPBEA Seek Public Comment on Draft Re... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 16 2014]
Guest editorial: Luna preaches what he fails to... [Published Post Register - Sep 15 2014]
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Gov Kasich needs some wake-up Tweets to Repeal ... [Published Cleveland Tea Party Patriots - Sep 10 2014]
Art credit: ownedit.comFrom the Columbus Dispatch (h/t Marianne, Mansfield Tea Party) :Gov. John Kasich doesn’t expect to see a Common Core elimination bill land on his desk.In a meeting yesterday with the Dispatch editorial board, Kasich was asked ...
Carnegie Corporation: Common Core Will Double H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 04 2014]
A study published by the pro-Common Core Carnegie Corporation in 2013 generated a key finding that has not received much attention, but perhaps should be quoted often at education hearings in state legislatures and school board meetings, as well. ...
Obama Administration Punishes Oklahoma for Repe... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 29 2014]
The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to its previous academic standards by rescinding the state’s waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), making it the second ...
First State to Implement Common Core Accuses Se... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 27 2014]
In a series of blog posts, Kentucky's education commissioner called out the U.S. Department of Education (USED) for violating state and federal law regarding the standards and assessment processes of states. According to the Kentucky School ...
Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fi... [Published Think Progress - Aug 26 2014]
Opposition to the educational standards known as Common Common has come from an array of Tea Party groups, conservative think-tanks, Glenn Beck, and the Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity — and a few voices on the left as well. But one of the ...
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