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Attaining those goals, especially in English/language arts and literacy, depends on how schools interpret the standards' call for a content-rich curriculum : "[W]hile the standards make references to some particular forms of content, ... they do not .
Font Resize Mercury News Editorial One of the biggest challenges California's 1,000 or so school districts face -- the implementation of transformational new Common Core standards, curriculum and testing over the next two years -- may be about to get
Even as opposition to the implementation of the four-year under-graduate programme in Delhi University gathers momentum, most departments and faculties have approved the new syllabus. Under the format for the four-year programme, a student has to
A short while back, a letter to this newspaper took issue with the University of Southern Indiana's Core Curriculum. That's the part of the undergraduate program required of all students, regardless of major. The letter claimed that USI was forcing
Moves Toward Teaching Climate Change, Britain Does the Opposite...Yana Paskova for The New York Times A chemistry class in New York City. New science teaching standards in the United States will include extensive lessons on human-made climate change.
Texas universities are affected whenever legislators change high school degree plans. What, then, is your view of what the House and Senate are attempting to do with their proposed changes for high school diplomas? The proposed foundation program in
When right and left wing activists find themselves in agreement , it's worth probing why. Such is the case with the Common Core academic standards being implemented in Indiana and 45 other states...The right is concerned about imposition of a federal
Students in Englewood Cliffs will soon begin learning cursive writing earlier. The school district plans to start teaching cursive writing at an earlier grade level, officials said. The district will start the lessons in the second grade; the
EDT March 12, 2013 Study finds many courses are advanced in name only. If your child's school says she's enrolled in "Honors Algebra," here's a bit of advice: Check the work she's doing. A new analysis of textbooks, curriculums and transcripts of
A high school class entitled Citizenship and Social Justice at Seattle's Center School created an intimidating educational environment for a student, according to a Seattle Public Schools investigation. Part of its curriculum has been suspended