Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS
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Matt Damon's Powerful Education Speech at the Save Our Schools Rally in DC

Matt Damon's Powerful Education Speech at the Save Our Schools Rally in DC | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it

On Saturday, thousands of educators and parents rallied at the grassroots Save Our Schools March on Washington, D.C. Education heavyweights all took the microphone, but it was Matt Damon whose closing speech brought down the house.
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The corporate lobby and public education - Washington Post (blog)

The corporate lobby and public education - Washington Post (blog) | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
The corporate lobby and public educationWashington Post (blog)My colleague Steven Pearlstein, a Pulitzer Prize-winning business columnist, wrote a scathing piece in The Wasington Post that has resonance in today's corporate-driven education reform...
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OUR OPINION: If Congress can't fix No Child law, then get a waiver - Kennebec Journal

New York TimesOUR OPINION: If Congress can't fix No Child law, then get a waiverKennebec JournalStates that are willing to take education reform seriously should get a waiver so they can focus on the work of improving their schools, whether or not...
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More on billionaire boy’s club making a profit from educators

More on billionaire boy’s club making a profit from educators | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Previously, I wrote about how the Gates Foundation has invested millions of dollars to push for the Common Core Standards and how they are now working with other entities to make  a profit from th...
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Reforming the School Reformers

Reforming the School Reformers | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
What the education-reform movement needs to do next.
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Flawed policy on testing drives schools to cheat

Flawed policy on testing drives schools to cheat | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
The recent disclosure of test altering practices across Atlanta's public school system has turned the spotlight on a national crisis.
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A Concern about the recent Common Core ELA Publishers’ Criteria

A Concern about the recent Common Core ELA Publishers’ Criteria | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Recently David Coleman and Susan Pimentel, the authors of the Common Core ELA Standards, issued what they titled Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Ar...
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School transformation: The ‘non-sexy’ next stage of reform

School transformation: The ‘non-sexy’ next stage of reform | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Taking on the poverty gap in the D.C. schools.
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"Bringing the Common Core to Life" : Resources : Race to the Top : NYSED

NYSED videos library for information and addressing educator concerns in regards to RTTT, APPR, and CCSS.

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New standards challenge students and teachers

New standards challenge students and teachers | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it

By Jim Mendoza - bio | email HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - In room A-213, Kristin Masunaga is on her own learning curve.
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ASCD Inservice: The Problem with Common Core Standards

ASCD Inservice: The Problem with Common Core Standards | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Post submitted by Yong Zhao, author of the upcoming ASCD book Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization. On Friday, Missouri became the latest state to join the common core standards initiative led by...
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Gates Joins Stanford ELL Project as Details Emerge - Education Week News (blog)

Gates Joins Stanford ELL Project as Details Emerge - Education Week News (blog) | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Gates Joins Stanford ELL Project as Details EmergeEducation Week News (blog)Both of the consortia applying for the federal grants—led by Wisconsin and California—previously have developed English-language proficiency standards, but those were not...
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More on billionaire boy’s club making a profit from educators

More on billionaire boy’s club making a profit from educators | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Previously, I wrote about how the Gates Foundation has invested millions of dollars to push for the Common Core Standards and how they are now working with other entities to make  a profit from th...
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How the U.S. lags in math, science education, and how it can catch up

How the U.S. lags in math, science education, and how it can catch up | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Bill Schmidt is the interim director of the Institute for Research on Mathematics and Science Education, and author of the forthcoming book "Inequalities for All: Why America Needs Common Core Standards."...
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Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com

Watch the latest breaking news, politics, entertainment and offbeat videos everyone is talking about at CNN.com. Get informed now!
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Draft Content Frameworks Released for Common Standards - Curriculum Matters - Education Week

Draft Content Frameworks Released for Common Standards - Curriculum Matters - Education Week | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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Pedagogy v. Content Expertise - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week

Pedagogy v. Content Expertise - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it

Education is constantly changing. This article may help maintain claridy as we modify our pedagogical apply the "new" pedagogical" skills to "BEST" educate our children.

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Mike Petrilli and Jay Greene Debate the Common Core

The title speaks for itself.

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What People Are Saying About College and Career Readiness | Achieve.org

What People Are Saying About College and Career Readiness | Achieve.org | Debates and Controversies Surrounding RTTT and CCSS | Scoop.it
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