Links in Education Week: August 10, 2011

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Standards Writers Wade Into Curriculum

  • The “publishers’ criteria” for grades K-2 and for grades 3-12 are by David Coleman and Susan Pimental, working under a contract with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


NCTQ Review Sharply Critical of Student-Teacher Programs

House Panel OKs Funding Flexibility

D.C.'s Review System Targets Hundreds for Firing, Bonuses


Reliance Grows for Alternative Certification

Discipline Over Online Bullying Upheld

Teacher Salaries Should Start at $60,000

36 States to Apply for Race to Top

NYC Ends Merit-Pay Program

Scholastic to Scale Back Corporate Sponsorships


U.S. Pupils Lost in Geography, NAEP Shows

School-Based Health Centers to Share $95 Million in Grants

Calif. Governor Signs Gay-History Bill

Professional-Development Standards Released


New Science Framework Paves Way for Academic Standards

New York Thinks Outside Teacher Education Box


Half of Texas Students in Secondary Schools Have Been Suspended


Concussion Laws Targeting Student-Athletes on Upswing

  • A longer version of this article will be available shortly.


Grandparents Increasingly Getting Involved in Education


Principals’ Performance Reviews Are Getting a Fresh Look

A version of this article appeared in the August 10, 2011 edition of Education Week


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