Spotlight on Implementing Common Standards (2011)
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The Education Week Spotlight on Implementing Common Standards is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors including:
- Developing shared curriculum guidelines
- Crafting common assessment systems
- Designing accommodations in common standards tests for students with disabilities
- Training teachers on the common standards
- Preparing technology systems for common standards implementation
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