Tag Archive for: NCLB

U.S. History and Civics Education: Lacking Standards, Little Knowledge

According to both the NAEP U.S. history and civics test results and a national survey emulating a U.S. citizenship test, students and citizens in America are largely lacking the mastery of the subjects. At a time when history and civics education is highly politicized, we must improve their education to ensure future generations of capable citizens.

7 Major Differences between No Child Left Behind and Common Core/Race to the Top

1. Focus of Accountability: Schools or Teachers Under No Child…

Common Core Standards Will Be Expensive for the States

http://www.ncpa.org/sub/dpd/index.php?Article_ID=21689 Federal…

Are School “Turnarounds” Just Spin?

http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/do_school_turnarounds_work.html The…

Moving the goalposts on NCLB

http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/moving_the_goalposts.html Massachusetts…

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-21/state-based-education-reform-needs-tough-common-progress-standards-view.html The…

Parents Hope ‘No Child’ Waiver Helps Improve Schools

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/02/09/parents-hope-no-child-waiver-helps-improve-schools/ WINCHESTER…

Boston Superintendent: Parents shouldn’t worry

http://www.necn.com/02/09/12/Boston-Superintendent-Parents-shouldnt-w/landing_health.html?blockID=648384&feedID=8368 (NECN:…