Council of Chief State School Officers

Type: Organization
Name: Council of Chief State School Officers
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Summer math fun!

None of my kids liked math when they were in school, so my husband would tease them on summer vacations with math equations. For example, while traveling he’d say “We’re 20 miles from the next town. Who’s 20 divided by 2?” and the 10-year-old was supposed ... [Published Madison Daily Leader - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

BESE president visits Optimist Club

To be the best, accept nothing but the best.That’s the message BESE Board President Chas Roemer shared with the Optimist Club of Bossier City as he answered questions regarding Common Core state standards.“The problem with Louisiana is that we have low ... [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
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

Common Core, the curriculum and children

— As West Virginia school districts are set to fully implement Common Core standards in August, many local parents have questions about Common Core and changes to local curriculum.What is Common Core?The website www.corestandards.org reports that “Common ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 07 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]

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Billionaire Bill Gates, who has given over $200 million to facilitate and promote Common Core, contends: "With consistent academic standards, our nation is one step closer to supporting effective teaching in every classroom, charting a path to college and careers for all students, and developing the tools to help all children stay motivated and engaged in their own education. The more states that adopt these college and career based standards, the closer we will be to sharing innovation across state borders and becoming more competitive as a country." Sounds pretty amazing, doesn't it?
...ecision-maker roles and responsibilities to ensure data is used effectively and in compliance with federal and state privacy policies and practices. "Without a data governance strategy there is no clear ownership of the data; no clear business processes for collecting, managing, and reporting data; and no accountability for data quality and integrity" the DQC explained why stringent data management practices are required
"This is an important body of work," she said of the standards revision, "and the more transparency and input that we have, the better the standards would be."
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."

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STATE AFFAIRS: Common Core is here in Illinois [Published InOttawa.com - 3 hours ago]
A few reflections on the Common Core Wars [Published Thomas B. Fordham Foundation - 13 hours ago]
Revisions in store for N.C.’s Common Core [Published Jefferson Post - 14 hours ago]
Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published Time - 15 hours ago]
Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published TIME.com - 15 hours ago]
Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published Swampland - 15 hours ago]
Huge confusion in Mississippi over Common Core [Published Education News - 18 hours ago]
Summer math fun! [Published Madison Daily Leader - Jul 31 2014]
BESE president visits Optimist Club [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
Common Core May Persist, Even in Opposition States [Published Education Week - Jul 30 2014]
Missouri: Common Core Rewrite Signed into Law b... [Published Family News In Focus - Jul 30 2014]
Beware the 'Mommy Platoons' as they fight Commo... [Published The Hillsboro Argus - Jul 29 2014]
Ohio House Republicans introduce bill to replac... [Published Education News - Jul 29 2014]
No summer break for debate on Common Core stand... [Published Catholic Spirit, Diocese of St Paul - Jul 29 2014]
Ohio House Republicans introduce bill to replac... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jul 28 2014]
Decision gives schools more internet access [Published Weekly News Journal - Jul 25 2014]
At the Chalk Face: A July 21, 2014, Update on C... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jul 23 2014]
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]
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Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published TIME.com - 15 hours ago]
A discussion hosted on Wednesday by the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian think tank, started as a searing critique of the Common Core, a set of reading and math standards for public school students that were originally adopted by 45 ...
Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published Swampland - 15 hours ago]
A discussion hosted on Wednesday by the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian think tank, started as a searing critique of the Common Core, a set of reading and math standards for public school students that were originally adopted by 45 ...
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 ...
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