Court Rules Question To End Common Core Can't Be On BallotThe highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that a referendum seeking to end the use of Common Core educational standards in the state cannot be included on the November ballot.
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.
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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.
Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.
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.
Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.
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.