What is the latest news on common standards?
A Trial Run for School Standards That Encourage Deeper Thought (New York Times, April 24, 2011)
Bipartisan Group Backs Common School Curriculum (New York Times, March 7, 2011)
U.S. Asks Educators to Reinvent Student Tests, and How They Are Given (New York Times, September 2, 2010)
Many States Adopt National Standards for Their Schools (New York Times, July 21, 2010)
Recommended Academic Standards Announced (New York Times, June 2, 2010)
New National Math, English Standards Drafted (Associated Press, March 10, 2010)
The Benefits of National Standards for Student Achievement (Washington Post, March 15, 2010)
Obama Proposes New Way of Uniformly Raising Academic Standards (Christian Science Monitor, February 22, 2010)
Kentucky Becomes the First State to Adopt National Standards (Education Week blog, February 10, 2010)
Skills Set Drafted For Students Nationwide (Washington Post, September 22, 2009)
To read more about what is happening with common standards, visit the Alliance’s blog, High School Soup.