CCSS Forward: State Resources and Success Stories to Implement the Common Core

States across the nation are collaborating to develop tools and resources to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


Common Core a Keeper for NY Ed Chief John King

New York Education Commissioner John King has stated that the implementation of the Common Core learning standards will continue to move forward.


State's Colleges of Education to Be Evaluated Next Year

The New Mexico Public Education Department and the Department of Higher Education, along with individual higher education institutions, will produce report cards for the state's six colleges of education in order to graduate better teachers.


Higher Education Leaders Form Coalition in Support of Common Core

The Higher Ed for Higher Standards, a coalition of more than 200 college presidents and state higher education leaders from 33 states, has formed to support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


NJ Interdistrict Choice Program Shows Huge Growth But Limited Reach

New Jersey's Interdistrict Choice program began four years ago to allow parents to send their children to another school district at no cost.


Final Version of Common Arts Standards Released

The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) has released the final version of its voluntary national preK-12 standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts.


Common Core Backers Mount a Counterattack

Although the Common Core State Standards have received criticism, supporters in the Collaborative for Student Success have released data from a new survey conducted by veteran pollster John McLaughlin.


Survey: Californians Support Common Core Standards

According to a recent survey of 1,702 adult Californians conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, 70 percent said they favored the Common Core State Standards as a way to prepare high school graduates for college and careers.


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Implementing the Common Core Standards (ICCS) Bi-Weekly Newsletter Issue 60


Blog Post - Feb 2017

Blog Post - Feb 2017