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Links in Education Week: July 18, 2012

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Study: Children Now Are More Imaginative

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Panel Parses Out Skills Needed for 21st-Century Workplace

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NAEP Shows Science-Standards Mastery Long Way Off

  • The National Center for Education Statistics released the results of a 2009 science assessment.

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Form + Function = Finnish Schools

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Big Districts Push for Teaching Texts Aligned to Common Core

  • The “publishers’ criteria” for grades K-2 and for grades 3-12 were last revised on April 12, 2012.

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Common-Core Assessment Consortium Ponders Meaning of ‘College Readiness’

  • The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers released a draft statement to gather input on the meaning of “college readiness.”

A version of this article appeared in the July 18, 2012 edition of Education Week