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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Study: Poor Performance of Other States in PARCC Consortium Would Translate to Lower Standards for Mass.

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Attacks on MCAS for not producing “college-ready” graduates…

Self-dealing among education officials

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/05/self-dealing_among_education_o.html I’m…

National Education Standards – A Confidence Game?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/03/national_education_standards_a.html Published…

STUDY ESTIMATES COST OF TRANSITION TO NATIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS AT $16 BILLION

New study finds that aligning state and local educational systems to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math will cost the 45 states plus the District of Columbia that have adopted them nearly $16 billion over seven years.

MCAS history exam in need of funding, fine-tuning

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_19943615 Although I…