Lawmakers To Hear Charter School, Common Core Ballot Question ProposalsTwo proposed ballot questions that could strongly influence public education in Massachusetts will be aired on Beacon Hill Monday.
NightSide - Time To End Common Core?
Mass., Other States Move To Reduce Time Spent On Common Core-Based ExamStudents in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.
The Importance Of STEM In Higher EducationNearly a decade ago U.S. Congress, warned that America will fall behind in the global economy if its education system doesn’t produce more workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
Eye On Education: Mass. Students To Pilot New Standardized TestWe hear it all the time - American children are falling behind their peers in other countries. Now, there's a push for new national standards for testing.
Mass. Proposes Legislation To Restore Cursive RequirementThe swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.