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In addition to raising the academic achievement for all students, another goal of the Common Core State Standards was to allow interested parties (legislators, educators, parents, etc.) to compare student progress across the nation. AP reporter Christine Armario contends, though, that due to the...
Students may be just headed back to school, but analysts are already dissecting trends and discussing improvements that could impact education next year. Two recent articles from Education Dive and TIME look at the future of education, what’s shaping the current classroom, and how to help...
Guest blog post by Sue Hanson, PR with Panache! Classroom technology looks and feels a lot different today than it did 20 or even 10 years ago. However, as adults we are charged with educating young people growing up in a very different world than we did. So how do we keep up? There is...
The current focus on STEM and the introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have put science literacy and instruction in the spotlight. The PreK-12 Learning Group is excited to be at the forefront of identifying high quality science products in the REVERE Awards and also...
Released just in time for the new school year, the 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitude Toward the Public Schools presents current statistics on the varying views of all things public education in the U.S. Lack of support for testing, Common Core standards and federal control over...
While Common Core and NGSS have been filling up Twitter feeds, the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards has quietly been a guiding force for the revamping of dozens of states' and districts' social studies standards since its release in June 2013. From increasing the rigor...
Due to the Common Core, math and ELA have taken center stage in classroom debates. However, there are many more subject areas that comprise a well-rounded education and ensure that all students reach their potential. At the 2015 AAP PreK-12 Learning Group Fall Policy Exchange, Kimberly Green,...
While Common Core and NGSS have been filling up Twitter feeds, the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards has quietly been a guiding force for the revamping of dozens of states' and districts' social studies standards since its release in June 2013. From increasing the rigor around college...
This year at AAP’s PreK-12 Learning Group’s Fall Policy Exchange (#FPE15), two leaders in technology information and education will share their expert insights on what learning resource developers need to know about the current legislative landscape. Mike Trucano, the World Bank’s education...
This year at AAP’s PreK-12 Learning Group’s Fall Policy Exchange (#FPE15), two leaders in technology information and education will share their expert insights on what learning resource developers need to know about the current legislative landscape. Mike Trucano, the World Bank’s education...

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