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The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) supporting school leaders in helping all students become college and career-ready and to succeed in post-secondary education and training
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McKinsey Report Predicts Huge Gap in Educated Workers

By 2020, there will be about 38 million to 40 million too few college and university graduates to satisfy the demands of the global labor market, a report issued this month has found.


http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/mgi/research/labor_markets/the_world_at_work


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Common Core: An Uncommon Opportunity for Low-Performing Students | WestEd

EMBEDDING LITERACY LEARNING IN ALL SUBJECTS

One of the most significant ways the Common Core State Standards are integrated, or cross-disciplinary, is the way they address literacy. Rather than viewing literacy as an isolated set of skills to be taught only in English language arts classes, the Common Core suggests that literacy is the responsibility of all teachers. The Common Core includes reading standards for literacy in history/social studies, for example, and writing standards for literacy in science.

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Do We Need National Proficiency Standards for All Students? - WSJ.com

Do We Need National Proficiency Standards for All Students? - WSJ.com | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
Yes, says education expert Chester E. Finn Jr., because it will ensure that students have the skills they need to compete globally. No, says Jay Greene of the University of Arkansas, because progress comes from letting schools experiment.
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"Last week I saw the future and it might work." The Complicated Promise of the Common Core

"Last week I saw the future and it might work." The Complicated Promise of the Common Core | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

"To explain my joy when I read Oklahoma's Common Core Standards, I must recount the worst testing outrage that I experienced."

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