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Links in Education Week: August 10, 2011

August 10, 2011 2 min read

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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.

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NCTQ Review Sharply Critical of Student-Teacher Programs

House Panel OKs Funding Flexibility

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

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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

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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

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New Science Framework Paves Way for Academic Standards

New York Thinks Outside Teacher Education Box

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Half of Texas Students in Secondary Schools Have Been Suspended

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Concussion Laws Targeting Student-Athletes on Upswing

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

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Grandparents Increasingly Getting Involved in Education

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Principals’ Performance Reviews Are Getting a Fresh Look

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